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compitum

Cras amet qui numquam amavit quique amavit cras amet -> May he love tomorrow who has never loved before; And may he who has loved, love tomorrow as well
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Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

compĭtum: (compĕtum, Varr. L. L. 6, § 25 Müll.), i, n. (mostly in plur.; in sing., Cato, R. R. 5, 4; Varr. L. L. 6, § 43 Müll., and in Non. p. 94, 27; Liv. 27, 4, 12; Fest. p. 174, 7 Müll.; Dig. 8, 10, 12, § 3; Tert. Test. Anim. 1 fin.—Access. form compĭtus, i, m., Varr. and Caecil. ap. Non. p. 196, 9 sq.) competo,
I a place where several ways meet, a cross - way, cross - road, Cic. Agr. 1, 3, 7; Liv. 34, 2, 12; Verg. G. 2, 382; Prop. 4 (5), 1, 23; 4 (5), 3, 57; Ov. F. 1, 142; 2, 615; 5, 140; Hor. S. 2, 3, 26; 2, 6, 50; id. Ep. 1, 1, 49: compita Larum (Romae) CCLXV., Plin. 3, 5, 9, § 66.—
   B Trop. (with allusion to the fable of the Choice of Hercules), Pers. 5, 35. —
II Meton.: stomachi, Tert. Res Carn. 60.—Of an altar raised at cross-roads, Grat. Cyn. 483; Inscr. Grut. 107, 1 al.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

compĭtum,¹² ī, n., Cato Agr. 5, 4 et ordint au plur. compĭta, ōrum, Cic. Agr. 1, 7 (competo), carrefour, croisement de routes ou de rues : Virg. G. 2, 382 ; Hor. S. 2, 3, 26 || [fig.] ramosa compita Pers. 5, 35, le carrefour du vice et de la vertu ; compitum stomachi Tert. Res. 60, le carrefour qu’est l’estomac || autel élevé dans un carrefour : Gratt. Cyn. 483. v. competum, competa.

Latin > German (Georges)

compitum, ī, n. (competo; Plur. auch competa geschr., Varr. LL. 6, 25. Isid. 15, 16, 12), der Ort, wo zwei od. mehrere Wege zusammenstoßen, der Kreuzweg, Scheideweg (hier lebhafter Verkehr, deshalb Versteigerungen von Trödelwaren); mit bes. Altären, an denen die Kompitalien (s. compitālis) gefeiert wurden, c. Anagninum, wo die via Lavinicana u. Praenestina zusammentrafen, Liv. 27, 4, 12: pagi et compita, Verg. georg. 2, 382: compita Larum, Plin. 3, 66: compita frequentia, Hor. sat. 2, 3, 25: rem divinam nisi compitalibus in compito aut in foco ne faciat, Cato r. r. 5, 4: in atriis auctionariis potius, quam in triviis aut in compitis auctionari, Cic. agr. 1, 7. – bildl. (mit Anspielung auf den Scheideweg des Herkules), Pers. 5, 35. – übtr., compitum stomachi, Tert. de res. carn. 60. – / Nbf. compitus, ī, m., Caecil. com. 226. Varr. fr. bei Non. 196, 9.

Latin > English

compitum compiti N N :: cross-roads (usu. pl.), junction; people/shrine at crossroads; point of choice