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See also: proœmium

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek προοίμιον (prooímion).

PronunciationEdit

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

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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