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PronunciationEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From parmigiana.

NounEdit

parma (plural parmas)

  1. (Australia) A dish cooked in the parmigiana style.
    The local pub was offering a chicken parma and a pot of beer for $8.

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin parma.

NounEdit

parma (plural parmae)

  1. (historical) A small shield carried by the infantry and cavalry.

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CzechEdit

NounEdit

parma f

  1. barbel (freshwater fish of the genus Barbus)

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IngrianEdit

NounEdit

parma

  1. gadfly

LatinEdit

 
eques cum parmā (cavalryman with parma)

EtymologyEdit

From parmula, dissimilated from palmula, from palma (hand), referring to the shield being handheld.[1]

Or, borrowed from a Celtic word.[2]

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

parma f (genitive parmae); first declension

  1. a parma; a small shield carried by the infantry and cavalry
  2. (poetic) any shield
  3. (poetic) a Thraex; a gladiator armed with a parma
  4. vocative singular of parma

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative parma parmae
Genitive parmae parmārum
Dative parmae parmīs
Accusative parmam parmās
Ablative parmā parmīs
Vocative parma parmae

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Ancient Greek: πάρμη (pármē)

NounEdit

parmā

  1. ablative singular of parma

ReferencesEdit

  • parma in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • parma in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • parma in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • parma in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • parma in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • parma in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • parma in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • parma in Richard Stillwell et al., editor (1976) The Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites, Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press
  1. ^ Classical Association of the Atlantic States (1919): The Classical Weekly, Volume 12, p. 215
  2. ^ Ramat, Anna Giacalone et al (2015): The Indo-European Languages, p. 268