spatha

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin spatha, from Ancient Greek σπάθη (spáthē, any broad blade, of wood or metal)

Noun[edit]

spatha (plural spathas or spathae)

  1. A type of straight sword originating from the 1st-century Roman Empire. It was worn typically by calvary officers and is a long version of the left shaped gladius.

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http://www.romancoins.info/MilitaryEquipment-Attack.html


Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

< Latin

Noun[edit]

spatha

  1. spatha (sword)
  2. (botany) spathe (large bract that envelops a spadix)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of spatha (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative spatha spathat
genitive spathan spathojen
partitive spathaa spathoja
illative spathaan spathoihin
singular plural
nominative spatha spathat
accusative nom. spatha spathat
gen. spathan
genitive spathan spathojen
spathainrare
partitive spathaa spathoja
inessive spathassa spathoissa
elative spathasta spathoista
illative spathaan spathoihin
adessive spathalla spathoilla
ablative spathalta spathoilta
allative spathalle spathoille
essive spathana spathoina
translative spathaksi spathoiksi
instructive spathoin
abessive spathatta spathoitta
comitative spathoineen

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Latin[edit]

spatha (straight sword)

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σπάθη (spáthē, any broad blade, of wood or metal)

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Noun[edit]

spatha f (genitive spathae); first declension

  1. spatula, spattle
  2. spatha; a long, two-edged, straight sword, 75cm to 1m, typically carried by Roman cavalry officers
  3. batten; broad piece of wood used in weaving to compress the woof threads
  4. the spathe of a palm tree
  5. a kind of tree

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative spatha spathae
genitive spathae spathārum
dative spathae spathīs
accusative spatham spathās
ablative spathā spathīs
vocative spatha spathae

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