See also: sarcină and Sarcina

Latin edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Indo-European *serḱ- (to mend), whence also sarciō (I patch, mend).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

sarcina f (genitive sarcinae); first declension

  1. A package, pack
  2. (figuratively) burden, weight, sorrow
  3. (in the plural) baggage, luggage
    Synonyms: vāsum, impedimentum

Declension edit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative sarcina sarcinae
Genitive sarcinae sarcinārum
Dative sarcinae sarcinīs
Accusative sarcinam sarcinās
Ablative sarcinā sarcinīs
Vocative sarcina sarcinae

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References edit

  • sarcina”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sarcina”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • sarcina 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)
  • sarcina in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • sarcina”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898), Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers