banderia

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from a Germanic language, perhaps Gothic 𐌱𐌰𐌽𐌳𐍅𐌰 (bandwa, sign), ultimately from Proto-Germanic *bandwō (sign).

NounEdit

banderia f (genitive banderiae); first declension

  1. (Medieval Latin) a flag, banner
    14th century, Tadeus de Pepolia, Arch. Status Boloniae Lib. potestatis processus XVIII Martii MCCCXXXVIII (Arch. di Stato di Bologna lib. di podestà processo 28 Marzo 1338)
    "Bene, quod tu non habes nisi XXII socios ad banderiam tuam et Guiotus de Laxoza habet XXXV socios.
    "Well, because you only have twenty two allies at your banner and Guiotus de Laxoza has thirty five allies.
  2. (metonymically) military division
  3. (by extension) command (of an army)

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative banderia banderiae
Genitive banderiae banderiārum
Dative banderiae banderiīs
Accusative banderiam banderiās
Ablative banderiā banderiīs
Vocative banderia banderiae

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • banderia in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • banderia in Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften (1967– ) Mittellateinisches Wörterbuch, Munich: C.H. Beck
  • Niermeyer, Jan Frederik (1976) , “banderia”, in Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus, Leiden, Boston: Brill