centuria

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Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

centuria f (plural centuries)

  1. century (100 years)

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Noun[edit]

centuria f (plural centurie)

  1. century (Roman army unit)

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From centum (one hundred).

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Noun[edit]

centuria f (genitive centuriae); first declension

  1. century, in its senses as
    1. any assembly of a hundred people or things
    2. any division into a hundred people or things
    3. (historical military) a company of Roman infantry, the smallest tactical division of a legion, originally of 100 men but later varying between 60 and 160
    4. (historical military) a company of auxiliary infantry equivalent to an Roman cohort, first established during the Imperial era.
    5. (historical units of measure) a unit of area
    6. (historical politics) a traditional division of the Roman people, allegedly established by Servius Tullius on the basis of property
  2. (figuratively) any similar division, regardless of number

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative centuria centuriae
genitive centuriae centuriārum
dative centuriae centuriīs
accusative centuriam centuriās
ablative centuriā centuriīs
vocative centuria centuriae

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References[edit]

  • centuria in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • centuria in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “centuria”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • centuria” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to obtain many (few) votes in a century or tribe: multa (pauca) puncta in centuria (tribu) aliqua ferre
    • to gain the vote of a century or tribe: centuriam, tribum ferre (Planc. 49)
    • to be elected unanimousl: omnes centurias ferre or omnium suffragiis, cunctis centuriis creari
  • centuria in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • centuria in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • centuria in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

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Noun[edit]

centuria f

  1. century (Roman army unit)
  2. centaury, any herb of the genus Centaurium

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin centuria.

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Noun[edit]

centuria f (plural centurias)

  1. century (Roman army unit)
  2. (poetic) century (period)

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