faex

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

faex f (genitive faecis); third declension

  1. (of liquids) sediment, dregs
  2. salt of tartar
  3. brine used for pickling
  4. rouge as makeup
  5. (figuratively) scum; the dregs of humanity
  6. (Medieval Latin, brewing) grout (the mixture of malts and other ingredients that make up the grain bill and resulting mash in the brewing process of beer)

Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative faex faecēs
Genitive faecis faecum
Dative faecī faecibus
Accusative faecem faecēs
Ablative faece faecibus
Vocative faex faecēs

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • faex in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • faex in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • faex in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the dregs of the people: faex populi, plebis, civitatis
  • Niermeyer, Jan Frederik (1976), “faex”, in Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus, Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 420/2

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *mwajᶜ (tree; wood). Cognate with Thai ไม้ (máai), Northern Thai ᨾᩱ᩶, Lao ໄມ້ (mai), ᦺᦙᧉ (may2), Tai Dam ꪼꪣ꫁, Shan မႆႉ (mâ̰y), Ahom 𑜉𑜩 (may), Saek ไม.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

faex (old orthography fəч, Sawndip forms 𣔉, , , , , 𣑶, , 𬃮, , , 𣚡)

  1. tree
  2. wood; lumber
  3. rod; stick
  4. casket; coffin

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