merx

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *merk-, possibly from Etruscan, referring to various aspects of economics.

Noun[edit]

merx f (genitive mercis); third declension

  1. merchandise, commodity
  2. goods

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative merx mercēs
genitive mercis mercum
dative mercī mercibus
accusative mercem mercēs
ablative merce mercibus
vocative merx mercēs

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • merx in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • merchant in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911