pancratium metrum

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From pancratius (athletic, Pancratian) (from pancratium (a contest blending boxing and wrestling)) + metrum (measure; meter). Mentioned in Marius Honoratus Servius's Dē centum metrīs.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /panˈkra.ti.um ˈme.trum/, [paŋˈkra.t̪i.ʊ̃ˑ ˈmɛ.t̪rʊ̃ˑ]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /panˈkra.t͡si.um ˈme.trum/, [paŋˈkraː.t͡si.um ˈmɛː.t̪rum]

NounEdit

pancratium metrum n (genitive pancratiī metrī); second declension

  1. Pancratian meter, a trochaic meter consisting of hypercatalectic monometer

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension adjective with a second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pancratium metrum pancratia metra
Genitive pancratiī metrī pancratiōrum metrōrum
Dative pancratiō metrō pancratiīs metrīs
Accusative pancratium metrum pancratia metra
Ablative pancratiō metrō pancratiīs metrīs
Vocative pancratium metrum pancratia metra

DescendantsEdit

  • English: Pancratian

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dē centum metrīs "Dē trochaicīs"