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EtymologyEdit

From praecō.

NounEdit

praecōnium n (genitive praecōniī or praecōnī); second declension

  1. the office of a public crier or auctioneer
  2. a publishing or proclaiming

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative praecōnium praecōnia
Genitive praecōniī
praecōnī1
praecōniōrum
Dative praecōniō praecōniīs
Accusative praecōnium praecōnia
Ablative praecōniō praecōniīs
Vocative praecōnium praecōnia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

AdjectiveEdit

praecōnium

  1. nominative neuter singular of praecōnius
  2. accusative masculine singular of praecōnius
  3. accusative neuter singular of praecōnius
  4. vocative neuter singular of praecōnius

ReferencesEdit

  • praeconium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • praeconium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • praeconium in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • praeconium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • praeconium in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin