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.

Case 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 (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • merx in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • merx” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) the stipulated reward for anything: pacta merces alicuius rei
    • (ambiguous) to set out goods for sale: exponere, proponere merces (venales)
  • merchant in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911