aratrum

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • arāter

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂érh₃trom. Cognate with Ancient Greek ἄροτρον (árotron, plow) and Old Armenian արաւր (arawr, plow).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

arātrum n (genitive arātrī); second declension

  1. A plough or plow.

InflectionEdit

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative arātrum arātra
genitive arātrī arātrōrum
dative arātrō arātrīs
accusative arātrum arātra
ablative arātrō arātrīs
vocative arātrum arātra

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Portuguese: arado
  • Romanian: arat
  • Sardinian: aradu
  • Spanish: arado, aradro

ReferencesEdit

  • aratrum in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 14:15