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EtymologyEdit

From Latin amentum (thong).

NounEdit

amentum (plural amenta)

  1. catkin

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂ep- (to join, fit). Cognate with Latin apō (I fasten) and Ancient Greek ἅπτω (háptō, I fasten).

NounEdit

āmentum n (genitive āmentī); second declension

  1. A strap or thong, especially on a missile weapon

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative āmentum āmenta
Genitive āmentī āmentōrum
Dative āmentō āmentīs
Accusative āmentum āmenta
Ablative āmentō āmentīs
Vocative āmentum āmenta

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DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: ament
  • English: amentum
  • Italian: amento
  • Portuguese: amento
  • Spanish: amento

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