triplex

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin triplex.

Adjective[edit]

triplex ‎(not comparable)

  1. Having three parts; triple or threefold.
  2. (architecture) Having three floors or other divisions.

Noun[edit]

triplex ‎(plural triplexes)

  1. A building with three apartments or divisions
  2. (juggling) throwing motion where three balls are thrown with one hand at the same time.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From trēs ‎(three) + plicō ‎(fold together).

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

triplex m, f, n ‎(genitive triplicis); third declension

  1. triple, threefold

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative triplex triplicēs triplicia
genitive triplicis triplicium
dative triplicī triplicibus
accusative triplicem triplex triplicēs triplicia
ablative triplicī triplicibus
vocative triplex triplicēs triplicia

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References[edit]

  • triplex” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • triplex” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • in two, three columns: agmine duplici, triplici
    • to draw up the army in three lines: aciem triplicem instruere (B. G. 1. 24)