scriba

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin scrība. Doublet of scrivano.

Noun[edit]

scriba m (plural scribi)

  1. scribe
  2. hack (journalist)

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

scrībō +‎ -a (agent noun)

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Noun[edit]

scrība m (genitive scrībae); first declension

  1. writer, scribe, secretary, clerk

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative scrība scrībae
Genitive scrībae scrībārum
Dative scrībae scrībīs
Accusative scrībam scrībās
Ablative scrībā scrībīs
Vocative scrība scrībae

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References[edit]

  • scriba”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • scriba”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • scriba in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • scriba in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • scriba in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • scriba”, in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin