cophinus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek κόφινος (kóphinos, basket).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cophinus m (genitive cophinī); second declension

  1. A hamper, basket.

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cophinus cophinī
Genitive cophinī cophinōrum
Dative cophinō cophinīs
Accusative cophinum cophinōs
Ablative cophinō cophinīs
Vocative cophine cophinī

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: cove, cofre (via French)
  • English: coffer, coffin
  • French: coffre
  • Galician: covo

ReferencesEdit

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