sarcina

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See also: sarcină and Sarcina

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *serk- (to fence), whence also sarciō (I patch, mend).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sarcina f (genitive sarcinae); first declension

  1. A package, pack
  2. (figuratively) burden, weight, sorrow

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative sarcina sarcinae
genitive sarcinae sarcinārum
dative sarcinae sarcinīs
accusative sarcinam sarcinās
ablative sarcinā sarcinīs
vocative sarcina sarcinae

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References[edit]

  • sarcina in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sarcina in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “sarcina”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • sarcina” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • sarcina in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers