tripudium

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin ter + pes. See the old form tripodātiō, but compare pudeō, repudium, paviō, paveō.

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NounEdit

tripudium n ‎(genitive tripudiī or tripudī); second declension

  1. a measured stamping, a leaping, jumping, dancing in religious solemnities; a solemn religious dance
  2. a dance
  3. a favorable omen (when the chickens ate so greedily that the food dropped from their mouths to the ground)

DeclensionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative tripudium tripudia
genitive tripudiī
tripudī1
tripudiōrum
dative tripudiō tripudiīs
accusative tripudium tripudia
ablative tripudiō tripudiīs
vocative tripudium tripudia

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

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