stramen

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *sterh₃- with a suffix -men. Cognate with Ancient Greek στόρνυμι (stórnumi, scatter), στρατός (stratós, army, people, body of men), Old English strewian (English strew) and Latin sternō, strāges and torus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

strāmen n (genitive strāminis); third declension

  1. litter (straw for bedding)

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
nominative strāmen strāmina
genitive strāminis strāminum
dative strāminī strāminibus
accusative strāmen strāmina
ablative strāmine strāminibus
vocative strāmen strāmina

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References[edit]

  • stramen in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • stramen in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “stramen”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • stramen in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette