quadrans

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin quadrāns. Doublet of quadrant.

NounEdit

quadrans (plural quadrantes)

  1. A bronze coin of the Roman republic worth one quarter of an as.

LatinEdit

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    Cardinal: quattuor
    Ordinal: quārtus
    Adverbial: quater
    Multiplier: quadruplex, quadruplus
    Distributive: quadrīnī, quaternī
    Fractional: quadrāns, teruncius

EtymologyEdit

From quattuor (four).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

quadrāns m (genitive quadrantis); third declension

  1. A fourth part of something, quarter, farthing.
  2. The fourth part of an as, quarter of an as, three unciae.
  3. A quarter-digit.
  4. (as a liquid measure) The fourth part of a sextārius, quarter of a sextārius.
  5. (as a weight) A quarter of a Roman pound.

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative quadrāns quadrantēs
Genitive quadrantis quadrantum
Dative quadrantī quadrantibus
Accusative quadrantem quadrantēs
Ablative quadrante quadrantibus
Vocative quadrāns quadrantēs

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ReferencesEdit

  • quadrans”, in Charlton T[homas] Lewis; Charles [Lancaster] Short (1879) [] A New Latin Dictionary [], New York, N.Y.; Cincinnati, Ohio; Chicago, Ill.: American Book Company; Oxford: Clarendon Press.
  • quadrans”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • quadrans in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • quadrans in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • 3 per cent (a quarter of centesima): quadrantes usurae
  • quadrans”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • quadrans in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • quadrans”, in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin