LatinEdit

 
hāmus

EtymologyEdit

Of unknown origin.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hāmus m (genitive hāmī); second declension

  1. A hook
  2. A fishhook
  3. The barb of an arrow

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative hāmus hāmī
Genitive hāmī hāmōrum
Dative hāmō hāmīs
Accusative hāmum hāmōs
Ablative hāmō hāmīs
Vocative hāme hāmī

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DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: ham
  • Dalmatian: jam
  • French: hameçon (from diminutive form)
  • Friulian: amp
  • Galician: anzol, amocelo (from diminutive forms)
  • Italian: amo
  • Portuguese: anzol (from diminutive form)
  • Sardinian (Campidanese): amu
  • Sicilian: amu
  • Spanish: hamo, anzuelo (from diminutive form)

ReferencesEdit

  • hamus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • hamus in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • hamus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • hamus in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934
  • hamus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor, Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1898
  • De Vaan, Michiel, Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7)‎[1], Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2008, →ISBN, page 279