senatus
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
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senatus
the senate, senators. The treatment of this word in the translation of Orosius is somewhat exceptional. The Latin form senatus occurs in the nom. and acc. , but in the former senatas, senatum, and in the latter senatum, senatos are also used; in the gen. senatuses, senatusa are found, and in the dat. senatum; in every case but one (?) the word is plural. The Latin senator is also used, though the word witan is generally employed to denote the senators Sceoldon ealle hiera senatus (senatas, Bos. 43, 5) cuman . . . sceoldon hiera senatus (-as) rídan, . Ors. 2, 4; Swt. 70, 24, 28. Ealle heora senatus senatores, 4, 9 ; Swt. 190, 19. Ealle ða senatus omnis senatus, 5, 12; Swt. 240, 13. Ðá wolde án (woldan, Bos. 70, 36) senatus hiene áweorpan . . . Ðá bæd his fæder ðæt ða senatum (altered to senatus in other MSS. ) forgeáfen ðæm suna ðone gylt, 3, 10 ; Swt. 140, 14-16. Se consul bæd ðætte senatus him fultum sealdon, 4, 9; Swt. 192, 22. Ða senatus him hæfden ða dǽd forboden . . . Ne mehten ða senatus nǽnne consul under him findan, 4, 10; Swt. 196, 7 — 10. Búton his ágnum fultume and búton ðara senatuses, 5, 12; Swt. 242, 1. Hé forneáh nánne ðara senatusa ne lét cucne plurimos senatorum ad mortem coegit, 6, 2 ; Swt. 256, 1. (Cf. Ðara senatornm xxxv triginta quinque senatores, 6, 4; Swt. 260, 23 : 6, 14; Swt. 268, 28. ) Hé sende tó ðǽm senatum ðæt hé ðæt irre gesette wið hié, 4, 11; Swt. 206, 26: 2, 6; Swt. 88, 12. Hé hit sǽde ðǽm senatum, ða wurdon hié alle wið hiene wiðerwearde senatus indignations motus, 6, 2 ; Swt. 254, 25: 5, 12 ; Swt. 244, 16. Romulus gesette senatum, 2, 4; Swt. 70, 36. Ðéh hé hit wið ða senatus hǽle, 4, 10 ; Swt. 196, 16. Hé sette senatus, 5, 12; Swt. 242, 28. Ðæt hé sprǽce wið ða senatos (-us other MSS. ), 4, 11; Swt. 206, , 29: 4, 13; Swt. 210, 16: 5, 5; Swt. 226, 16.
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