quindecim

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    Cardinal: quīndecim
    Ordinal: quīntus decimus, quīntusdecimus
 
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  • Symbol: XV

EtymologyEdit

From quīnque (five) + decem (ten).

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quīndecim (indeclinable)

  1. fifteen; 15
    • 77-79 AD, Gaius Plinius Secundus, Naturalis Historia, liber XIV, vii
      quindecim omnino generibus uvarum nominatis, tribus oleae, totidem pirorum, malo vero tantum Assyrio, ceteris omnibus neglectis
      "in all, fifteen varieties of the grape has he named, three of the olive, the same number of the pear, and the citron of Assyria, and has neglected the rest"
    • 405, Jerome and others, Vulgate, Samuelis II 9:10 (Regnum II)
      erant autem Sibae quindecim filii et viginti servi
      "Now Ziba had fifteen sons and twenty servants."

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ReferencesEdit

  • quindecim in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • quindecim in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • quindecim in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to decree a public thanksgiving for fifteen days: supplicationem quindecim dierum decernere (Phil. 14. 14. 37)