phalanga

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek φάλαγξ (phálanx). Compare Latin phalanx.

Noun[edit]

phalanga f (genitive phalangae); first declension

  1. Wooden roller (for moving ships or military engines)
  2. pole for carrying things

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative phalanga phalangae
genitive phalangae phalangārum
dative phalangae phalangīs
accusative phalangam phalangās
ablative phalangā phalangīs
vocative phalanga phalangae

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “phalanga”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • phalanga in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers