Latin Nautical Glossary

From NAPwiki
(Difference between revisions)
Jump to: navigation, search
(I)
Line 60: Line 60:
  
 
== I ==
 
== I ==
 +
inhibere: to back water
 +
 +
insigne: a device carved or painted on a ship - in some conjunctions, it can also stand for a flag, often used for signalling
  
 
== J ==
 
== J ==

Revision as of 19:31, 22 December 2010


Contents

A

acatus: boat

adminiculum: tiller

ancora: anchor

ancorale: sheet anchor

antennae: yard

apertus: (galley) with open sides

aplustre: stern ornament

B

biremis: two-banked galley

C

carina: keel

celoces: swift galleys reckoned among the small craft of a fleet

cercurus: a swift vessel, of no great size, driven by sail and oar, used as a fast merchantman as well as an auxillary in the fleets

ceruchus: lift - a line from the mast truck to the yardarm

clavus: helm, tiller

codicarius: river boatman

constratum: the fighting deck of a galley, the main deck of a merchantman

constratus (see tectus): a galley, protected by decking above and screens along the sides

contus: a pole used for punting or fending off

corvus: a boarding bridge

D

E

F

faber navalis: shipwright

forus: deck

G

gerulus: stevedore

gubernaculum: steering oar

gubernator: helmsman

H

I

inhibere: to back water

insigne: a device carved or painted on a ship - in some conjunctions, it can also stand for a flag, often used for signalling

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

Q

R

S

T

U

V

W

X

Y

Z

Personal tools