sextarius

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

sextarius (plural sextarii)

  1. (historical) The sixth part of a measure or weight.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sextus +‎ -ārius

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sextārius m (genitive sextāriī or sextārī); second declension

  1. the sixth part of a measure or weight
  2. pint (sixth of a congius)

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative sextārius sextāriī
genitive sextāriī
sextārī1
sextāriōrum
dative sextāriō sextāriīs
accusative sextārium sextāriōs
ablative sextāriō sextāriīs
vocative sextārī sextāriī

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

References[edit]

  • sextarius in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sextarius in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • sextarius” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • sextarius in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • sextarius in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin