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pugnus

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *puǵ-no-, from *peuǵ-, *peuḱ- (prick, punch). Near cognates include Ancient Greek πυγμή (pygmē, fist).

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NounEdit

pugnus m (genitive pugnī); second declension

  1. a fist; a hand with all fingers curled up
  2. a fistful, handful

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pugnus pugnī
genitive pugnī pugnōrum
dative pugnō pugnīs
accusative pugnum pugnōs
ablative pugnō pugnīs
vocative pugne pugnī

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