securis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From secō (cut).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

secūris f (genitive secūris); third declension

  1. an axe, hatchet with a broad edge

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, alternative accusative singular in -im, alternative ablative singular in and accusative plural in -īs.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative secūris secūrēs
Genitive secūris secūrium
Dative secūrī secūribus
Accusative secūrem
secūrim
secūrēs
secūrīs
Ablative secūre
secūrī
secūribus
Vocative secūris secūrēs

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References[edit]

  • securis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • securis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • securis in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • securis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to slaughter victims: victimas (oxen), hostias (smaller animals, especially sheep) immolare, securi ferire, caedere, mactare
    • to execute a person, cut off his head: securi percutere, ferire aliquem
  • securis in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • securis in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin