See also: ianus and Ianus

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps from -i(us) +‎ -ānus.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-iānus (feminine -iāna, neuter -iānum); first/second-declension suffix

  1. Enlarged form of -ānus, especially frequent in adjectives formed from proper names.
    Catullus + -iānusCatulliānus
    Cicerō (stem: Cicerōn-) + -iānusCicerōniānus
    Tīrō (stem: Tīrōn-) + -iānusTīrōniānus

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative -iānus -iāna -iānum -iānī -iānae -iāna
Genitive -iānī -iānae -iānī -iānōrum -iānārum -iānōrum
Dative -iānō -iānō -iānīs
Accusative -iānum -iānam -iānum -iānōs -iānās -iāna
Ablative -iānō -iānā -iānō -iānīs
Vocative -iāne -iāna -iānum -iānī -iānae -iāna

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: -ià
  • English: -ian
  • Portuguese: -iano
  • Spanish: -iano

ReferencesEdit