acinaces

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin acīnacēs, from Ancient Greek ἀκινάκης (akinákēs, the short sabre of the Persians, Medes, and Scythians; a scimitar).

NounEdit

acinaces (plural acinaci)

  1. (historical, ancient history) A short sword or saber.

TranslationsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἀκῑνάκης (akīnákēs).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

acīnacēs m (genitive acīnacis); third declension

  1. acinaces

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun (i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative acīnacēs acīnacēs
Genitive acīnacis acīnacium
Dative acīnacī acīnacibus
Accusative acīnacem acīnacēs
acīnacīs
Ablative acīnace acīnacibus
Vocative acīnacēs acīnacēs

ReferencesEdit

  • acinaces in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • acinaces in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette