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Considering that we include New Latin terms like computatrum and subregio, should we add to this page the following?[edit]


Alternative forms[edit]


First attested in 1623 CE, in English, from Latin: sub (under) and poena (penalty)Poena, in turn, is borrowed from Ancient Greek ποινή (poinḗ, penalty, fine, bloodmoney).



poena f (genitive poenae); first declension

  1. (New Latin) subpoena


First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative subpoena subpoenae
genitive subpoenae subpoenārum
dative subpoenae subpoenīs
accusative subpoenam subpoenās
ablative subpoenā subpoenīs
vocative subpoena subpoenae

(And, should we likewise add this page to the New Latin category?)

allixpeeke (talk) 05:35, 14 March 2018 (UTC)

No, we should not, unless it is attested. For New Latin, we generally follow the standard of finding three quotations that use the term, spanning over a year, and which are durably archived and written independently. (See WT:ATTEST for more.) —Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 05:45, 14 March 2018 (UTC)