messis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From metō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

messis (genitive messis); third declension

  1. harvest (action, season)

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, alternative accusative singular in -im, alternative ablative singular in and accusative plural in -īs.

Case Singular Plural
nominative messis messēs
genitive messis messium
dative messī messibus
accusative messem
messim
messēs
messīs
ablative messe
messī
messibus
vocative messis messēs

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References[edit]

  • messis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • messis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “messis”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • messis” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to reap: messem facere
    • (ambiguous) the crop is in the blade: messis in herbis est (Liv. 25. 15)
    • (ambiguous) your crop is still green, i.e. you are still far from your ambition: adhuc tua messis in herba est (proverb.)
    • (ambiguous) a good harvest: messis opīma (opp. ingrata)