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Early borrowing from Ancient Greek τρυτάνη (trutánē), displaying vowel reduction.


trutina f (genitive trutinae); first declension

  1. balance, (pair of) scales


First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative trutina trutinae
genitive trutinae trutinārum
dative trutinae trutinīs
accusative trutinam trutinās
ablative trutinā trutinīs
vocative trutina trutinae

Derived terms[edit]



  • trutina in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • trutina in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “trutina”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • trutina in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • trutina in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • trutina in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin