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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *seg- (to attach, to touch). Compare Proto-Germanic *sankilaz (lace, tie) and Sanskrit सजति (sájati, to cling to).

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NounEdit

seges f (genitive segetis); third declension

  1. a cornfield
  2. (by extension) the standing corn, growing corn, crop
  3. (by extension) a field, ground, soil; arable land
  4. (figuratively) a crop, fruit, produce, result, profit
  5. (figuratively) a thicket, forest, multitude

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative seges segetēs
Genitive segetis segetum
Dative segetī segetibus
Accusative segetem segetēs
Ablative segete segetibus
Vocative seges segetēs

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NounEdit

seges

  1. plural of sege