dextera

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dexter.

Noun[edit]

dextera ‎(f)

  1. right hand
  2. pledge, contract
  3. metal model of a hand a token of agreement

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative dextera dexterae
genitive dexterae dexterārum
dative dexterae dexterīs
accusative dexteram dexterās
ablative dexterā dexterīs
vocative dextera dexterae

Descendants[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dextera

  1. nominative feminine singular of dexter
  2. nominative neuter plural of dexter
  3. accusative neuter plural of dexter
  4. vocative feminine singular of dexter
  5. vocative neuter plural of dexter

dexterā

  1. ablative feminine singular of dexter

References[edit]

  • dextera in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • dextera in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • DEXTERA” in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • dextera” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to give one's hand to some one: manum (dextram) alicui porrigere
    • (ambiguous) to give one's right hand to some one: dextram alicui porrigere, dare
    • (ambiguous) to shake hands with a person: dextram iungere cum aliquo, dextras inter se iungere