manipulus

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Esperanto[edit]

Verb[edit]

manipulus

  1. conditional of manipuli

Ido[edit]

Verb[edit]

manipulus

  1. conditional of manipular

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From manus (hand) and root of pleō (fill): a "handful".

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

manipulus m (genitive manipulī); second declension

  1. (historical military) A maniple, a double company of soldiers employed in the Roman legions between the Samnite Wars and the Marian reforms (3rd–2nd centuries BC), varying from 60–120 men.
  2. handful, bundle
  3. team, troupe

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative manipulus manipulī
genitive manipulī manipulōrum
dative manipulō manipulīs
accusative manipulum manipulōs
ablative manipulō manipulīs
vocative manipule manipulī

Meronyms[edit]

  • (unit of soldiers): centuria (½ manipulus); legio (notionally 30 manipuli)

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • manipulus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • manipulus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “manipulus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • manipulus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • manipulus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers