sentina

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sentina.

Noun[edit]

sentina f (plural sentine)

  1. (nautical) bilge (lowest part of a ship)

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *semtīna, from Proto-Indo-European *semH- (to scoop).[1] Cognate with Proto-Celtic *semeti (to pour) (compare Middle Welsh gwehynnu (to pour), Old Breton douohinnom (drained)), Lithuanian sémti (to pump, scoop), and possibly Ancient Greek ἀμάομαι (amáomai, to draw (milk)).[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sentīna f (genitive sentīnae); first declension[3][4][5][6]

  1. (nautical) bilgewater
  2. dregs (of society)

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative sentīna sentīnae
genitive sentīnae sentīnārum
dative sentīnae sentīnīs
accusative sentīnam sentīnās
ablative sentīnā sentīnīs
vocative sentīna sentīnae

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “sentīna”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 554
  2. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009), “*sem-o-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, ISBN 978-90-04-17336-1, page 330
  3. ^ sentina in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  4. ^ sentina in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  5. ^ du Cange, Charles (1883), “sentina”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  6. ^ sentina” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sentina

Noun[edit]

sentina f (plural sentinas)

  1. (nautical) bilge (lowest part of a ship)
  2. toilet (device for depositing human waste and flushing it away)

Synonyms[edit]