scrupus

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)krewp-, extended from *(s)ker- (to cut). Cognate with Latin curtus, Scots short, schort (short), Old High German scurz (Middle High German schurz, short), Old Norse skorta (Danish skorte, to lack), Albanian shkurt (short, brief), English short.

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Noun[edit]

scrūpus m (genitive scrūpī); second declension

  1. A rough or sharp stone.
  2. (figuratively) Anxiety, uneasiness, solicitude.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative scrūpus scrūpī
genitive scrūpī scrūpōrum
dative scrūpō scrūpīs
accusative scrūpum scrūpōs
ablative scrūpō scrūpīs
vocative scrūpe scrūpī

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References[edit]

  • scrupus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • scrupus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • scrupus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • scrupus in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016