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From sepultum, supine of sepeliō (I inter).



sepulcrum n (genitive sepulcrī); second declension

  1. grave, burial place
  2. tomb, sepulchre


Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative sepulcrum sepulcra
genitive sepulcrī sepulcrōrum
dative sepulcrō sepulcrīs
accusative sepulcrum sepulcra
ablative sepulcrō sepulcrīs
vocative sepulcrum sepulcra

Related termsEdit


  • sepulcrum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sepulcrum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • sepulcrum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to entomb a dead body: mortuum in sepulcro condere
    • the epitaph: elogium in sepulcro incisum
    • this is the inscription on his tomb..: sepulcro (Dat.) or in sepulcro hoc inscriptum est
  • sepulcrum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • sepulcrum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin