scrinium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to turn, bend).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

scrīnium n (genitive scrīniī); second declension

  1. case or chest for books or papers

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative scrīnium scrīnia
genitive scrīniī
scrīnī1
scrīniōrum
dative scrīniō scrīniīs
accusative scrīnium scrīnia
ablative scrīniō scrīniīs
vocative scrīnium scrīnia

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

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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