See also: October

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Pronunciation edit

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Noun edit

october m (plural octobers, diminutive octobertje n)

  1. Superseded spelling of oktober.

Usage notes edit

Latin edit

Etymology edit

By analogy with september, as if from a suffix -ber. In the Roman calendar, the year began with mārtius (March), and octōber was the eighth month of the year.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

octōber (feminine octōbris, neuter octōbre); third-declension three-termination adjective

  1. of October

Declension edit

Third-declension three-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative octōber octōbris octōbre octōbrēs octōbria
Genitive octōbris octōbrium
Dative octōbrī octōbribus
Accusative octōbrem octōbre octōbrēs octōbria
Ablative octōbrī octōbribus
Vocative octōber octōbris octōbre octōbrēs octōbria

Noun edit

octōber m (genitive octōbris); third declension

  1. October
    • 1283 — Tomazina de Savere, published in Josip Lučić (1984) Spisi Dubrovačke Kancelarije, Knjiga II, page 293.
      Die tercio octubris — on the third day of October
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)

Descendants edit

Unsorted borrowings

These borrowings are ultimately but perhaps not directly from Latin. They are organized into geographical and language family groups, not by etymology.

See also edit

References edit

  • october”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

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Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Latin october (of October).

Proper noun edit

october m

  1. October