sagus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Uncertain; possibly of Celtic origin and borrowed from Gaulish *sagos, *sagom (wool coat),[1][2](compare Breton, Welsh sae (robe, cloak)), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *seg (to sow, weave).[3]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sagus m (genitive sagī); second declension

  1. Archaic form of sagum.
Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative sagus sagī
Genitive sagī sagōrum
Dative sagō sagīs
Accusative sagum sagōs
Ablative sagō sagīs
Vocative sage sagī

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Ancient Greek: σάγος (ságos)
    • Hebrew: סָגוֹס(sagos)[4]
  • Latvian: sãgė (wool shawl)
  • Lithuanian: sagis (women's travel coat)[5]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *séh₂gos, from *seh₂g- (whence sāgiō).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sāgus (feminine sāga, neuter sāgum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. divining, prophetic
Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative sāgus sāga sāgum sāgī sāgae sāga
Genitive sāgī sāgae sāgī sāgōrum sāgārum sāgōrum
Dative sāgō sāgō sāgīs
Accusative sāgum sāgam sāgum sāgōs sāgās sāga
Ablative sāgō sāgā sāgō sāgīs
Vocative sāge sāga sāgum sāgī sāgae sāga

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) , “sagum”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 534
  2. ^ Delamarre, Xavier (2003) Dictionnaire de la langue gauloise: une approche linguistique du vieux-celtique continental [Dictionary of the Gaulish language: A linguistic approach to Old Continental Celtic] (Collection des Hespérides; 9), 3rd edition, Éditions Errance, →ISBN, pages sagon–265
  3. ^ Roberts, Edward A. (2014) A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Spanish Language with Families of Words based on Indo-European Roots, Xlibris Corporation, →ISBN
  4. ^ Klein, Ernest (1987) , “סָגוֹס”, in A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Hebrew Language for Readers of English, Jerusalem: Carta, →ISBN, page 434
  5. ^ Bender, Harold H. (1921) , “sagis”, in A Lithuanian Etymological Index, Princeton: Princeton University Press, page 215