denarius

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin dēnārius.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

denarius (plural denarii or denariuses)

  1. A small silver coin issued during the Roman Empire, equal to 10 asses or 4 sesterces.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From dēna (ten each) +‎ -ārius, due to a single coin's value of 10 asses each.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /deː.ˈnaː.rɪ.ʊs/

NounEdit

dēnārius m (genitive dēnārii); second declension

  1. denarius

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative dēnārius dēnāriī
genitive dēnāriī dēnāriōrum
dative dēnāriō dēnāriīs
accusative dēnārium dēnāriōs
ablative dēnāriō dēnāriīs
vocative dēnārie dēnāriī

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • denarius in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
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