Latin edit

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Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

torquis f (genitive torquis); third declension

  1. chaplet
  2. collar/necklace of twisted metal (often military), torque
  3. ring
  4. wreath

Declension edit

Third-declension noun (i-stem, accusative singular in -em or -im, ablative singular in -e or ).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative torquis torquēs
Genitive torquis torquium
Dative torquī torquibus
Accusative torquem
Ablative torque
Vocative torquis torquēs

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Descendants edit

(See also torqua.)

  • Italian: torque
  • Old French: torque

References edit

  • torquis”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • torquis”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • torquis 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)
  • torquis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette