sortes

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin plural of sors(lot, fate, oracular response)

Noun[edit]

sortes pl ‎(plural only)

  1. divination, or the seeking of guidance, by chance selection of a passage in the Bible or another text regarded as authoritative.

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

sortes

  1. second-person singular present subjunctive of sortir

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

sortes f

  1. nominative plural of sors
  2. accusative plural of sors
  3. vocative plural of sors

References[edit]

  • sortes in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • sortes in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

sortes

  1. plural of sorte