Questions about the use of Latin words and phrases in English.

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“omni”-prefixed word for “all-hearing”

Is there an adjective that begins with the prefix omni that means all-hearing? I thought that an aural counterpart to omnipresent, omnipotent, and omniscient must exist, but after a few minutes of ...
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Correct spelling/italicization of e.g., i.e.?

Should e.g. and i.e. have periods, e.g. "e.g.", or no periods, eg "eg"? Should they be italicized, e.g. "i.e." or not, eg "i.e"?
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“viruses” or “virii”?

Is the plural of virus "viruses" or "virii"?
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What is the plural form of “status”?

What is the plural form of "status"?
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How are “i.e.” and “e.g.” pronounced?

How are i.e. and e.g. pronounced?