scrinium

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown, sometimes seens as ur-cognate with the Proto-Slavic container name *krina and derived from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to turn, bend), /skr/ being at least a typical onset of the Indo-European language group.

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NounEdit

scrīnium n (genitive scrīniī or scrīnī); second declension

  1. case or chest for books or papers
  2. portfolio, briefcase
  3. desk (for writing)

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative scrīnium scrīnia
Genitive scrīniī
scrīnī1
scrīniōrum
Dative scrīniō scrīniīs
Accusative scrīnium scrīnia
Ablative scrīniō scrīniīs
Vocative scrīnium scrīnia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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