quadrans

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin quadrāns.

NounEdit

quadrans (plural quadrantes)

  1. A bronze coin of the Roman republic worth one quarter of an as.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From quattuor (four).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

quadrāns m (genitive quadrantis); third declension

  1. A fourth part of something, quarter.
  2. The fourth part of an as, quarter of an as, three unciae.
  3. A quarter-digit.
  4. (as a liquid measure) The fourth part of a sextārius, quarter of a sextārius.
  5. (as a weight) A quarter of a Roman pound.

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative quadrāns quadrantēs
genitive quadrantis quadrantum
dative quadrantī quadrantibus
accusative quadrantem quadrantēs
ablative quadrante quadrantibus
vocative quadrāns quadrantēs

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Last modified on 12 September 2013, at 20:26