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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *kolamen, from Proto-Indo-European *kelH-. Doublet of culmen.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

columen n (genitive columinis); third declension

  1. pillar, column
  2. peak, summit, zenith

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative columen columina
Genitive columinis columinum
Dative columinī columinibus
Accusative columen columina
Ablative columine columinibus
Vocative columen columina

ReferencesEdit

  • columen in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • columen in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • columen in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • columen in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • columen in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  1. ^ Baldi, Philip, The Foundations of Latin, page 244, De Gruyter Mouton, reprint 2010 edition, originally published 1999.