See also: ianus and -ianus

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  1. Alternative form of Janus (the god)

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Etymology edit

From iānus (arcade, covered passageway), from Proto-Italic *jānos, from Proto-Indo-European *yeh₂- (to go, go in, travel). Cognate with Old Church Slavonic ꙗдо (jado, to travel) and Sanskrit यान (yāna, path).

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Proper noun edit

Iānus m sg (genitive Iānī); second declension

  1. The god Janus.

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Second-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Iānus
Genitive Iānī
Dative Iānō
Accusative Iānum
Ablative Iānō
Vocative Iāne

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References edit

  • Ianus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers