mancus

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Noun[edit]

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mancus (plural mancuses)

  1. A gold coin used in Medieval Europe
  2. An equivalent unit of monetary account

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *man-ko (maimed in the hand), from *man-. Cognates include Old Norse mund (hand) and Icelandic mund.

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Adjective[edit]

mancus m (feminine manca, neuter mancum); first/second declension

  1. maimed, crippled, infirm
  2. defective, imperfect

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative mancus manca mancum mancī mancae manca
genitive mancī mancae mancī mancōrum mancārum mancōrum
dative mancō mancae mancō mancīs mancīs mancīs
accusative mancum mancam mancum mancōs mancās manca
ablative mancō mancā mancō mancīs mancīs mancīs
vocative mance manca mancum mancī mancae manca

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