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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to turn, bend).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

scrīnium n (genitive scrīniī); second declension

  1. case or chest for books or papers

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

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).

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • scrinium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • scrinium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • scrinium in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • scrinium in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • scrinium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers