caminus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek κάμινος (kaminos)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

camīnus m (genitive camīnī); second declension

  1. furnace, forge
  2. (poetic) Vulcan's forge
  3. (figuratively) fire

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative camīnus camīnī
genitive camīnī camīnōrum
dative camīnō camīnīs
accusative camīnum camīnōs
ablative camīnō camīnīs
vocative camīne camīnī

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Occitan: chimenèia (borrowed)
  • Portuguese: chaminé (borrowed)
  • Romanian: cămin
  • Romansch: chamin, tgamin
  • Sardinian: ziminera (borrowed)
  • Sicilian: caminettu
  • Slovak: komín
  • Spanish: chimenea (borrowed)
  • Venetian: camin
Last modified on 8 March 2014, at 08:26