Latin edit

Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek σάγμα (ságma), from σάττω (sáttō, to stuff, press, pack).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

sagma f (genitive sagmae); first declension

  1. saddle (of a pack-animal)

Declension edit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative sagma sagmae
Genitive sagmae sagmārum
Dative sagmae sagmīs
Accusative sagmam sagmās
Ablative sagmā sagmīs
Vocative sagma sagmae

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Vulgar Latin: *salma:
    • Italo-Romance:
    • Occitano-Romance:
    • Late Latin: sauma:
  • Borrowings:
    • Basque: zama
    • Proto-West Germanic: *saum (see there for further descendants)

References edit

  • sagma”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sagma 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)
  • sagma in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • sagma”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898), Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers