LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from hinniō, which is likely of imitative origin, +‎ -us. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

NounEdit

hinnus m (genitive hinnī); second declension

  1. hinny (offspring of a male horse and a female donkey)

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative hinnus hinnī
Genitive hinnī hinnōrum
Dative hinnō hinnīs
Accusative hinnum hinnōs
Ablative hinnō hinnīs
Vocative hinne hinnī

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • hinnus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • hinnus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette