sagena

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Russian са́же́нь (sážénʹ).

Noun[edit]

sagena f (plural sagene)

  1. sazhen

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek σαγήνη (sagḗnē, dragnet).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sagēna f (genitive sagēnae); first declension

  1. seine (large fishing net)

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative sagēna sagēnae
genitive sagēnae sagēnārum
dative sagēnae sagēnīs
accusative sagēnam sagēnās
ablative sagēnā sagēnīs
vocative sagēna sagēnae

References[edit]

  • sagena in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “sagena”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • sagena” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • sagena in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers