semis

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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

semis

  1. plural of semi

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin sēmis.

Noun[edit]

semis ‎(plural semises)

  1. A small bronze coin minted during the Roman Republic, valued at half an as.
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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin sēmis.

Noun[edit]

semis m ‎(plural semis)

  1. A technique in agriculture for planting seeds on a terrain.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sēmi- ‎(half) + ās ‎(a whole, a penny)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sēmis m ‎(genitive sēmissis); third declension

  1. a half, a half-unit
  2. a coin worth half an ās

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative sēmis sēmissēs
genitive sēmissis sēmissum
dative sēmissī sēmissibus
accusative sēmissem sēmissēs
ablative sēmisse sēmissibus
vocative sēmis sēmissēs

References[edit]

  • semis in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • semis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • semis in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • 6 per cent (i.e. if for 100 denarii, asses, one pays half a denarius, half an as per month): semisses
    • money is plentiful at 6 per cent: semissibus magna copia est
    • 6 per cent: usurae semisses (Jurists)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin sēmis

Noun[edit]

semis m ‎(plural semises)

  1. semis

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

semis

  1. indefinite genitive singular of semi