LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From sōl +‎ sistō +‎ -ium, perfect passive participle of stō.

NounEdit

sōlstitium n (genitive sōlstitiī or sōlstitī); second declension

  1. summer solstice
  2. summer (hottest part of the year)
  3. solstice

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative sōlstitium sōlstitia
Genitive sōlstitiī
sōlstitī1
sōlstitiōrum
Dative sōlstitiō sōlstitiīs
Accusative sōlstitium sōlstitia
Ablative sōlstitiō sōlstitiīs
Vocative sōlstitium sōlstitia

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

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