denarius

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin dēnārius.

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Noun[edit]

denarius (plural denarii or denariuses)

  1. A small silver coin issued during the Roman Empire, equal to 10 asses or 4 sesterces.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dēnī (ten each) +‎ -ārius.

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Adjective[edit]

dēnārius (feminine dēnāria, neuter dēnārium); first/second declension

  1. Containing or consisting of ten things
  2. denary

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative dēnārius dēnāria dēnārium dēnāriī dēnāriae dēnāria
genitive dēnāriī dēnāriae dēnāriī dēnāriōrum dēnāriārum dēnāriōrum
dative dēnāriō dēnāriō dēnāriīs
accusative dēnārium dēnāriam dēnārium dēnāriōs dēnāriās dēnāria
ablative dēnāriō dēnāriā dēnāriō dēnāriīs
vocative dēnārie dēnāria dēnārium dēnāriī dēnāriae dēnāria

Noun[edit]

dēnārius m (genitive dēnārii); second declension

  1. denarius (due to a single coin's value of 10 asses each)

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative dēnārius dēnāriī
genitive dēnāriī dēnāriōrum
dative dēnāriō dēnāriīs
accusative dēnārium dēnāriōs
ablative dēnāriō dēnāriīs
vocative dēnārie dēnāriī

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References[edit]

  • denarius in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • denarius in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “denarius”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • denarius” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • corn had gone up to 50 denarii the bushel: ad denarios L in singulos modios annona pervenerat
  • denarius in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • denarius in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin