sicera

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The bible's rendition of Hebrew שכר, used to refer to strong drinks, related to Arabic ساكيرا (drunk) and ساكار (strong drink).[1]

Noun[edit]

sīcera n (genitive sīceratis); third declension

  1. An intoxicating drink (possibly a form of cider)

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative sīcera sīcerata
genitive sīceratis sīceratum
dative sīceratī sīceratibus
accusative sīcera sīcerata
ablative sīcerate sīceratibus
vocative sīcera sīcerata

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chambers concise dictionary, p. 218