epitaphium


Latin

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ἐπιτάφιος (epitáphios, relating to a funeral), from ἐπί (epí, over) + τάφος (táphos, tomb).

Noun

epitahium n (genitive epitaphiī); second declension

  1. eulogy; funeral oration

Inflection

Second declension neuter.

References

  • “epitaphium” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.

Similar

  • epitaphing