mensura

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mēnsus, from mētior (measure).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mēnsūra f (genitive mēnsūrae); first declension

  1. measure; a measuring
  2. (by extension) a standard or measure by which something is measured
  3. (figuratively) a quantity or amount

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative mēnsūra mēnsūrae
genitive mēnsūrae mēnsūrārum
dative mēnsūrae mēnsūrīs
accusative mēnsūram mēnsūrās
ablative mēnsūrā mēnsūrīs
vocative mēnsūra mēnsūrae

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Verb[edit]

mēnsūrā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of mēnsūrō

References[edit]

  • mensura in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • mensura in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “mensura”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • mensura” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • mensura in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • mensura in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin