seges

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *seg-2 (to attach, to touch). Compare Proto-Germanic *sankilaz (lace, tie), Sanskrit [script?] (saʹjati). [Devanagari?]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

seges f (genitive segetis); third declension

  1. a cornfield
  2. (by extension) the standing corn, growing corn, crop
  3. (by extension) a field, ground, soil; arable land
  4. (figuratively) a crop, fruit, produce, result, profit
  5. (figuratively) a thicket, forest, multitude

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative seges segetēs
genitive segetis segetum
dative segetī segetibus
accusative segetem segetēs
ablative segete segetibus
vocative seges segetēs

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References[edit]

  • seges in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • Pokorny, 2405