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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek παιδαγωγεῖον (paidagōgeîon, place where pedagogues waited for their boys; school).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /pae̯.da.ɡoːˈɡiː.um/, [pae̯.da.ɡoːˈɡiː.ũ]

NounEdit

paedagōgīum n (genitive paedagōgīī); second declension

  1. A training school for pageboys; the pages' hall.
  2. (in the plural) Pageboys in such an establishment.

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative paedagōgīum paedagōgīa
genitive paedagōgīī paedagōgīōrum
dative paedagōgīō paedagōgīīs
accusative paedagōgīum paedagōgīa
ablative paedagōgīō paedagōgīīs
vocative paedagōgīum paedagōgīa

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ReferencesEdit

  • paedagogium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “paedagogium”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • paedagogium” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • paedagogium in Samuel Ball Platner (1929), Thomas Ashby, editor, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome, London: Oxford University Press
  • paedagogium in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016