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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek μάχαιρα (mákhaira).

NounEdit

machaera f (genitive machaerae); first declension

  1. sword (single edged, Arab or Persian)

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative machaera machaerae
genitive machaerae machaerārum
dative machaerae machaerīs
accusative machaeram machaerās
ablative machaerā machaerīs
vocative machaera machaerae

ReferencesEdit

  • machaera in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “machaera”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • machaera” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • machaera in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • machaera in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin