pegma

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

pēgma n (genitive pēgmatis); third declension

  1. A bookcase
  2. A scaffold
    • from the Epistulae morales ad Lucilium (Epistle 88) of Seneca the Younger
      His adnumeres licet machinatores, qui pegmata per se surgentia excogitant...
      To this class you may assign the stage-machinists, who invent scaffolding that goes aloft of its own accord...

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pēgma pēgmata
genitive pēgmatis pēgmatum
dative pēgmatī pēgmatibus
accusative pēgma pēgmata
ablative pēgmate pēgmatibus
vocative pēgma pēgmata