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EtymologyEdit

From metō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

messis f (genitive messis); third declension

  1. harvest (action, season)

DeclensionEdit

Third declension, alternative accusative singular in -im, alternative ablative singular in and accusative plural in -īs.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative messis messēs
Genitive messis messium
Dative messī messibus
Accusative messem
messim
messēs
messīs
Ablative messe
messī
messibus
Vocative messis messēs

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ReferencesEdit

  • messis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • messis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • messis in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • messis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to reap: messem facere
    • (ambiguous) the crop is in the blade: messis in herbis est (Liv. 25. 15)
    • (ambiguous) your crop is still green, i.e. you are still far from your ambition: adhuc tua messis in herba est (proverb.)
    • (ambiguous) a good harvest: messis opīma (opp. ingrata)