carpentum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Gaulish carbantos, from Proto-Celtic *karbantos (chariot, war chariot).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

carpentum n (genitive carpentī); second declension

  1. carriage (two-wheeled); chariot
  2. wagon, cart
  3. barouche

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative carpentum carpenta
genitive carpentī carpentōrum
dative carpentō carpentīs
accusative carpentum carpenta
ablative carpentō carpentīs
vocative carpentum carpenta

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References[edit]

  • carpentum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • carpentum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “carpentum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • carpentum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • carpentum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • carpentum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin