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EtymologyEdit

From sacrificus ‎(sacrificial), from sacrificō ‎(I sacrifice), from sacer ‎(sacred) + faciō ‎(do, make)

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NounEdit

sacrificium n ‎(genitive sacrificiī); second declension

  1. Something made sacred or given to a deity, sacrifice.

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative sacrificium sacrificia
genitive sacrificiī sacrificiōrum
dative sacrificiō sacrificiīs
accusative sacrificium sacrificia
ablative sacrificiō sacrificiīs
vocative sacrificium sacrificia

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ReferencesEdit

  • sacrificium in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sacrificium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • SACRIFICIUM in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • sacrificium in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to sacrifice: sacra, sacrificium facere (ἱερὰ ῥέζειν), sacrificare
    • a periodically recurring (annual) sacrifice: sacrificium statum (solemne) (Tusc. 1. 47. 113)
  • sacrificium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • sacrificium in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
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