phalerae

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

phalerae

  1. plural form of phalera

Latin[edit]

mīles cum septem phalerīs (soldier with seven phalerae)

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek φάλαρα (phálara), plural of φάλαρον (phálaron).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

phalerae f (genitive phalerārum); first declension, plurale tantum

  1. a metal disc or boss, especially worn as a military ornament on the breast
  2. a trapping for the forehead and breast of horses

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Plural
nominative phalerae
genitive phalerārum
dative phalerīs
accusative phalerās
ablative phalerīs
vocative phalerae

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References[edit]

  • phalerae in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879