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Learned borrowing from Latin argentum (silver).

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argentum (plural argentum-argentum, first-person possessive argentumku, second-person possessive argentummu, third-person possessive argentumnya)

  1. silver
    Synonym: perak

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From Proto-Italic *argentom, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂r̥ǵn̥tóm.

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argentum n (genitive argentī); second declension

  1. (uncountable) silver (metal, element)
    • Tacitus Germania, chapter 5 (translation M. Hutton).
      Argentum et aurum propitiine an irati di negaverint dubito.
      The gods have denied them gold and silver, whether in mercy or wrath I find it hard to say.
  2. (by extension) a silver thing

Declension edit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative argentum argenta
Genitive argentī argentōrum
Dative argentō argentīs
Accusative argentum argenta
Ablative argentō argentīs
Vocative argentum argenta

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  • argentum”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • argentum”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • argentum 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)
  • argentum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • coined money; bullion: aes (argentum) signatum
    • silver plate: argentum (factum) (Verr. 5. 25. 63)
  • argentum”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • argentum”, in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin argentum, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂r̥ǵn̥tóm, n-stem form of Proto-Indo-European *h₂erǵ-.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [a(r)ɡɛntom], [a(r)ɡɛntəm], [a(r)d͡ʒɛntəm]
  • Rhymes: -tom, -om

Noun edit

argentum (Jawi spellingارݢينتوم⁩)

  1. silver (metal)

Usage notes edit

  • Usually used in scientific contexts compared to perak.

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