lignum

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *leg-no (that which is collected), from *leǵ-

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lignum n (genitive lignī); second declension

  1. Firewood.
  2. (later Latin): wood tissue.

InflectionEdit

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative lignum ligna
genitive lignī lignōrum
dative lignō lignīs
accusative lignum ligna
ablative lignō lignīs
vocative lignum ligna

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DescendantsEdit

  • Aragonese: lenya
  • Aromanian: lemnu
  • Asturian: lleña, lleiña, ḷḷeiña, ḷḷeña, ḷḷeñe, lleñe, lleñi, cheña, yeñi, yeña
  • Catalan: llenya
  • Corsican: legnu, legna, lenghju
  • Dalmatian: lanc
  • Emilian: laggna
  • Fala: leña
  • Friulian: len
  • Galician: leña
  • Istriot: lìgno, lìgna
  • Italian: legno, legna
  • Ladin: legn, legna
  • Ligurian: legno
  • Lombard: légn, légna
  • Malaccan Creole Portuguese: lenya
  • Megleno-Romanian: lemn
  • Mirandese: lheinha
  • Neapolitan: ligno
  • Occitan: lenha
  • Old French: legne, laigne, ligne
  • Old Portuguese: lenno, lenna
  • Old Provençal: lenh
  • Picard: laigne, laingne
  • Piedmontese: lëgna
  • Portuguese: lenho, lenha
  • Romagnol: légn
  • Romanian: lemn
  • Romansch: lain, laina
  • Sardinian: línna
  • Sicilian: lignu
  • Spanish: leño, leña
  • Upper Guinea Crioulo: lenha
  • Venetian: łégna
  • Walloon: legn
Last modified on 2 March 2014, at 22:07