a dextris tuis..

By Hermes Trismegistus, in 'Latin Phrases', Dec 2, 2018.

  1. Hermes Trismegistus Member

    (...) Cadent a latere tuo mille
    et decem milia a dextris tuis;
    ad te autem non appropinquabit.

    Why is it in the plural and not only "a dextra tua" like "a latere tuo"?
  2. Mafalda Civis Illustris

    • Civis Illustris
    It is a noun, n, pl.: dextra, dextrorum; it means that which is on the right. Like omnia, for example. Omnia mea = all that I have. Dextra mea = that which is on my right.
    Last edited by Mafalda, Dec 3, 2018

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