sacena

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *sek- (cut). Compare Latin secō (I cut) and saxum (stone)[1].

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sacēna f (genitive sacēnae); first declension

  1. A kind of axe used in sacrifices

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative sacēna sacēnae
Genitive sacēnae sacēnārum
Dative sacēnae sacēnīs
Accusative sacēnam sacēnās
Ablative sacēnā sacēnīs
Vocative sacēna sacēnae

References[edit]

  1. ^ Walde, Alois; Hofmann, Johann Baptist (1954), “sacena”, in Lateinisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume 2, 3rd edition, Heidelberg: Carl Winter, page 459