See also: Colum

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Perhaps related to quālus/quālum (wicker basket). No widely agreeable etymology has been suggested for either word, but confer Sanskrit चालन (cālana, sieve, strainer).

NounEdit

cōlum n (genitive cōlī); second declension

  1. colander, strainer
  2. (poetic) a wicker basket for catching fish
DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cōlum cōla
Genitive cōlī cōlōrum
Dative cōlō cōlīs
Accusative cōlum cōla
Ablative cōlō cōlīs
Vocative cōlum cōla

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Variant form of cōlon, from κῶλον (kôlon).

NounEdit

cōlum n (genitive cōlī); second declension

  1. Alternative form of cōlon
DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cōlum cōla
Genitive cōlī cōlōrum
Dative cōlō cōlīs
Accusative cōlum cōla
Ablative cōlō cōlīs
Vocative cōlum cōla

ReferencesEdit

  • colum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • colum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • colum in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • colum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • 6 per cent: usurae semissium (Colum.)
  • colum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • colum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin