centuria

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin centuria.

Noun[edit]

centuria f (plural centuries)

  1. century (100 years)

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin centuria.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

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
  • centuria in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • centuria in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • 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

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin centuria.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

centuria f

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

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Further reading[edit]

  • centuria in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • centuria in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin centuria.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /θenˈtuɾja/, [θẽn̪ˈt̪u.ɾja]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /senˈtuɾja/, [sẽn̪ˈt̪u.ɾja]

Noun[edit]

centuria f (plural centurias)

  1. century (Roman army unit)
    Synonym: siglo
  2. (poetic) century (period)

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