cohors

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*ǵʰer-

Compound of co- (see cum) and -hors (see hortis)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cohors f ‎(genitive cohortis); third declension

  1. a court
  2. a farmyard or enclosure
  3. a retinue
  4. a circle or crowd
  5. a cohort; tenth part of a legion
  6. a band or armed force
  7. a ship's crew
  8. a bodyguard
  9. a military unit of 500 men

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cohors cohortēs
genitive cohortis cohortum
dative cohortī cohortibus
accusative cohortem cohortēs
ablative cohorte cohortibus
vocative cohors cohortēs

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • cohors” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • cohors” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the cohort on guard-duty: cohors, quae in statione est