scaccarium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From scaccus (shah, king) +‎ -ārium (place for).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

scaccārium n (genitive scaccāriī or scaccārī); second declension

  1. (Medieval Latin) chessboard
  2. (Medieval Latin, metonymically) exchequer

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative scaccārium scaccāria
Genitive scaccāriī
scaccārī1
scaccāriōrum
Dative scaccāriō scaccāriīs
Accusative scaccārium scaccāria
Ablative scaccāriō scaccāriīs
Vocative scaccārium scaccāria

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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