argenteus

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin argenteus (of silver).

NounEdit

 
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argenteus (plural argentei)

  1. A silver coin, minted in the Roman Empire between 294 and 310, weighing approximately 3 scruples.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From argentum +‎ -eus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

argenteus (feminine argentea, neuter argenteum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. silvern, silvery

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative argenteus argentea argenteum argenteī argenteae argentea
Genitive argenteī argenteae argenteī argenteōrum argenteārum argenteōrum
Dative argenteō argenteō argenteīs
Accusative argenteum argenteam argenteum argenteōs argenteās argentea
Ablative argenteō argenteā argenteō argenteīs
Vocative argentee argentea argenteum argenteī argenteae argentea

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DescendantsEdit

  • Inherited:
    • Old Portuguese: arenço
    • Spanish: arienzo
  • Borrowed:

ReferencesEdit

  • argenteus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • argenteus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • argenteus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • argenteus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • argenteus”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • argenteus”, in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly