fenus

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

fēnus n (genitive fēnoris); third declension

  1. Alternative form of faenus

Declension[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative fēnus fēnora
Genitive fēnoris fēnorum
Dative fēnorī fēnoribus
Accusative fēnus fēnora
Ablative fēnore fēnoribus
Vocative fēnus fēnora

References[edit]

  • fenus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • fenus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to lend some one money (without interest): pecuniam alicui credere (sine fenore, usuris)
    • to lend, borrow money at interest: pecuniam fenori (fenore) alicui dare, accipere ab aliquo
    • to put out money at interest: pecuniam fenore occupare (Flacc. 21. 54)
    • the rate of interest has gone up from 4 per cent to 8 per cent: fenus ex triente Id. Quint. factum erat bessibus (Att. 4. 15. 7)
    • simple interests: perpetuum fenus (Att. 5. 21. 13)
    • compound interest: fenus renovatum
    • exorbitant rate of interest: fenus iniquissimum, grande, grave
  • fenus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • fenus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin