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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek προοίμιον ‎(prooímion)

NounEdit

prooemium n ‎(genitive prooemiī); second declension

  1. a preface, introduction, prelude
  2. (poetic) a beginning

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative prooemium prooemia
genitive prooemiī prooemiōrum
dative prooemiō prooemiīs
accusative prooemium prooemia
ablative prooemiō prooemiīs
vocative prooemium prooemia

ReferencesEdit

  • prooemium in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • prooemium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
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