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EtymologyEdit

From Russian са́же́нь (sážénʹ).

NounEdit

sagena f (plural sagene)

  1. sazhen

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Ancient Greek σαγήνη (sagḗnē, dragnet).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sagēna f (genitive sagēnae); first declension

  1. seine (large fishing net)

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative sagēna sagēnae
genitive sagēnae sagēnārum
dative sagēnae sagēnīs
accusative sagēnam sagēnās
ablative sagēnā sagēnīs
vocative sagēna sagēnae

ReferencesEdit

  • sagena in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “sagena”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • sagena” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • sagena in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers