pagus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin pāgus

Noun[edit]

pagus (plural pagi)

  1. (historical) A country district with scattered hamlets.
  2. (historical) The fortified centre of such a district.
  3. (historical) Among the early Teutons, a division of the territory larger than a village, like a wapentake or hundred.

Anagrams[edit]


Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

pagus

  1. conditional of pagi

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *pāgos, from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂ǵ- (to fasten, fix). Perhaps "a space with fixed boundaries". See related terms.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pāgus m (genitive pāgī); second declension

  1. district, province, region, canton
  2. area outside of a city, countryside; rural community
  3. country or rural people
  4. clan
  5. (Medieval Latin) village
  6. (Medieval Latin) territory

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pāgus pāgī
Genitive pāgī pāgōrum
Dative pāgō pāgīs
Accusative pāgum pāgōs
Ablative pāgō pāgīs
Vocative pāge pāgī

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Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Italian: pago (learned)
  • Portuguese: pago (dialectal, via Spanish)
  • Spanish: pago
  • Welsh: pau

References[edit]

  • pagus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pagus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pagus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • pagus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • pagus”, in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • pagus”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pagus in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • pagus”, in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • pagus”, in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin