adamas

See also: Adamas, adāmas, and adāmās

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • adamāns

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἀδάμας (adamas, unconquerable, invincible).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

adamās m (genitive adamantis); third declension

  1. Adamant; the hardest steel or iron; diamond; an object made of adamant.
  2. Anything which is inflexible, firm or lasting.
  3. (figuratively, of one's character) Hard, unyielding, inexorable.

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative adamās adamantēs
genitive adamantis adamantum
dative adamantī adamantibus
accusative adamantem adamantēs
ablative adamante adamantibus
vocative adamās adamantēs

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • adamas in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
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