LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly from Etruscan.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

agāsō m (genitive agāsōnis); third declension

  1. A driver, especially one who drives and takes care of horses; groom, hostler, stable boy.
  2. (disrespectfully) A (low) servant, lackey.

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative agāsō agāsōnēs
Genitive agāsōnis agāsōnum
Dative agāsōnī agāsōnibus
Accusative agāsōnem agāsōnēs
Ablative agāsōne agāsōnibus
Vocative agāsō agāsōnēs

DescendantsEdit

  • Italian: agasone
  • Sardinian: agasone, asone, basone, basoni, gasone

ReferencesEdit

  • agaso in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • agaso in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • agaso in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • agaso in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • agaso in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • agaso in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin