lancea

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to the OED, the word originally came from the Celtiberian language. also compare to longche, a Greek word for lance.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lancea f (genitive lanceae); first declension

  1. The Roman auxiliaries' short javelin; a light spear or lance.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative lancea lanceae
genitive lanceae lanceārum
dative lanceae lanceīs
accusative lanceam lanceās
ablative lanceā lanceīs
vocative lancea lanceae

See also[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Carr, Thomas Swinburne (1836). A manual of Roman antiquities, Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 232 note.[1]
  • Glossary of Latin Words, Bible History Online. (File retrieved 12-12-08)[2]
  • (etymology) OED

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

lancea

  1. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of lancear.
  2. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of lancear.