machaera

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μάχαιρα (mákhaira).

Noun[edit]

machaera f (genitive machaerae); first declension

  1. sword (single edged, Arab or Persian)

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative machaera machaerae
genitive machaerae machaerārum
dative machaerae machaerīs
accusative machaeram machaerās
ablative machaerā machaerīs
vocative machaera machaerae

References[edit]

  • machaera in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “machaera”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • machaera” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • machaera in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • machaera in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin