spectaculum

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From spectō (I watch, observe, look at, see) +‎ -culum.

NounEdit

spectāculum n (genitive spectāculī); second declension

  1. show, spectacle
  2. public or civic event

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative spectāculum spectācula
Genitive spectāculī spectāculōrum
Dative spectāculō spectāculīs
Accusative spectāculum spectācula
Ablative spectāculō spectāculīs
Vocative spectāculum spectācula

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • spectaculum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • spectaculum in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • spectaculum in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934
  • spectaculum in Ramminger, Johann, Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016, retrieved 16 July 2016