See also: Octans

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

octans

  1. plural of octan

AnagramsEdit


CatalanEdit

NounEdit

octans

  1. plural of octà

LatinEdit

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    Cardinal: octō
    Ordinal: octāvus
    Adverbial: octiēs
    Multiplier: octuplus, octuplex, octoplus
    Distributive: octōnī
    Fractional: octāns

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

octāns m (genitive octantis); third declension

  1. A measuring instrument, possibly similar to the nautical octant
  2. half a quadrant, an eighth part.

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun (i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative octāns octantēs
Genitive octantis octantium
Dative octantī octantibus
Accusative octantem octantēs
octantīs
Ablative octante octantibus
Vocative octāns octantēs

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Italian: ottante

ReferencesEdit

  • octans in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • octans in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette