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Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛmiːz/
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NounEdit

semis

  1. plural of semi

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Latin sēmis.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

semis (plural semises)

  1. (historical) A small bronze coin minted during the Roman Republic, valued at half an as.
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VerbEdit

semis

  1. past of semi

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From semer +‎ -is.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

semis m (plural semis)

  1. (agriculture) a technique for planting seeds on a terrain

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LatinEdit

Latin numbers (edit)
20[a], [b], [c], [d], [e], [f], [g], [h], [i]
II
2
3  → 
    Cardinal: duo
    Ordinal: secundus
    Adverbial: bis
    Multiplier: duplex, duplus
    Distributive: bīnī
    Fractional: dīmidius, sēmis

EtymologyEdit

From sēmi- (half) + as (a whole, a farthing).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sēmis m (genitive sēmissis); third declension

  1. a half, a half-unit
  2. a coin worth half an ās

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative sēmis sēmissēs
Genitive sēmissis sēmissum
Dative sēmissī sēmissibus
Accusative sēmissem sēmissēs
Ablative sēmisse sēmissibus
Vocative sēmis sēmissēs

ReferencesEdit

  • semis”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • semis”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • semis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • 6 per cent (i.e. if for 100 denarii, asses, one pays half a denarius, half an as per month): semisses
    • money is plentiful at 6 per cent: semissibus magna copia est
    • 6 per cent: usurae semisses (Jurists)

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin sēmis.

NounEdit

semis m (plural semis)

  1. semis (a Roman coin worth half an as)

semis f pl

  1. plural of semi

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SwedishEdit

NounEdit

semis

  1. indefinite genitive singular of semi.

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