nardus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nardus, from Ancient Greek νάρδος (nárdos).

Noun[edit]

nardus (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) The ointment nard.
    • 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, John XII:
      Then toke Mary a pounde off oyntment called nardus, perfecte and precious, and anoynted Jesus fete, and wept his fete with her heer, and all the housse smelled off the savre off the oyntment.
  2. (obsolete) The plant nard.
  3. Mat-grass.

Anagrams[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle Dutch narde, nardus, borrowing from Latin nardus.

Noun[edit]

nardus c (uncountable)

  1. nard (plant)
  2. nard (oil, fragrance)

Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

nardus

  1. Romanization of 𐌽𐌰𐍂𐌳𐌿𐍃

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek νάρδος (nárdos).

Noun[edit]

nardus f (genitive nardī); second declension

  1. The ointment nard
  2. The plant nard

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative nardus nardī
genitive nardī nardōrum
dative nardō nardīs
accusative nardum nardōs
ablative nardō nardīs
vocative narde nardī

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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