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Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
pax

Plural
pax

pax (pax)
  1. A painted, stamped or carved tablet with a representation of Christ or the Virgin Mary, which was kissed by the priest during the Mass ("kiss of peace") and then passed to other officiating clergy and the congregation to be kissed. See also osculatory.
  2. (informal, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) passenger; passengers

Latin

Noun

pāx (genitive pācis); f, third declension

  1. peace
    Spero ut pacem habeant semper.
    I hope that they may always have peace.
    Donec, infecta pace, ad arma desilirent.
    While at length the peace being broken off, the came to strive and fight with arms.
  2. harmony

Inflection

Third declension (3).

Number Singular Plural
nominative pāx pācēs
genitive pācis pācum
dative pācī pācibus
accusative pācem pācēs
ablative pāce pācibus
vocative pāx pācēs

Derived terms

Interjection

pāx!

  1. silence! be silent! hush!

Swedish

Etymology

Since 1880 from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:sv:Template:lang:la derivations]] pax meaning "peace".

Pronunciation

Interjection

pax

  1. (children’s language) dibs (to claim a stake to something); used as a noun with the verbs “get, receive” and ha “have”, or as a verb; att paxa.
    Pax för soffan! - “I have (first) dibs on the sofa!”
    Jag fick pax på framsätet! - “I got dibs on shotgun!”
    Jag har paxat fåtöljen - I "have dibbed" the armchair

Synonyms

  • tjing

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