machina

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French[edit]

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machina

  1. third-person singular past historic of machiner

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Doric Greek μᾱχανᾱ́ (mākhanā́, machine, tool); compare Attic Greek μηχανή (mēkhanḗ). This must be an early borrowing, because it displays vowel reduction of a to i.

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Noun[edit]

māchina f (genitive māchinae); first declension

  1. machine
  2. scheme, plan, machination

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative māchina māchinae
genitive māchinae māchinārum
dative māchinae māchinīs
accusative māchinam māchinās
ablative māchinā māchinīs
vocative māchina māchinae

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References[edit]

  • machina in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • machina in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “machina”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • machina” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • machina in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

Polish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

machina f (diminutive maszyna)

  1. heavy machinery
  2. complex system
  3. (archaic) machine

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Further reading[edit]

  • machina in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

machina f (plural machinas)

  1. Obsolete spelling of máquina (used in Portugal until September 1911 and died out in Brazil during the 1920s).