dragma

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

dragma f (genitive dragmae); first declension

  1. drachma (coin)

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative dragma dragmae
genitive dragmae dragmārum
dative dragmae dragmīs
accusative dragmam dragmās
ablative dragmā dragmīs
vocative dragma dragmae

Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dragmam, accusative of dragma, from Ancient Greek δραχμή (drakhmḗ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dragma f (plural dragmas)

  1. drachma (coin and unit of measure)
    • c. 1250: Alfonso X, Lapidario, f. 8v.
      […] si dieré del poluo della a beuer peſante de quatro dragmas al q́ a dolor en el eſtentino a que llaman colon ſana luego.
      […] if they were to give four drachmas of weight of it powdered to drink to someone whose gut, the one they call colon, ached, he would be cured.
    • Idem, f. 79r.
      La ſegunda es q́ ſi beuiere oḿe della peſo duna dragma purga melanconia temprada miente ¬ bien.
      The second is that if one were to drink of it the weight of one drachma, it purges black bile soon and well.