annona

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin annōna.

Noun[edit]

annona f ‎(plural annone)

  1. ration

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From annus(year).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

annōna f ‎(genitive annōnae); first declension

  1. yearly produce, yearly income, annual output
  2. corn, grain; means of subsistence
  3. (metonymically) price of grain, or of some other food
  4. (figuratively) the prices, the market
  5. (military) provisions, supplies, rations

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative annōna annōnae
genitive annōnae annōnārum
dative annōnae annōnīs
accusative annōnam annōnās
ablative annōnā annōnīs
vocative annōna annōnae

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References[edit]

  • annona in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • annona in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ANNONA in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette, s.v.annona”.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • want of corn; scarcity in the corn-market: difficultas annonae (Imp. Pomp. 15. 44)
    • the price of corn is going up: annona ingravescit, crescit
    • the price of corn is going down: annona laxatur, levatur, vilior fit
    • dearth of corn; high prices: caritas annonae (opp. vilitas), also simply annona
    • corn had gone up to 50 denarii the bushel: ad denarios L in singulos modios annona pervenerat
    • corn is dear: annona cara est
    • when corn is as dear as it is: hac annona (Plaut. Trin. 2. 4. 83)
  • annona in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • annona in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin