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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *joinikos, from Proto-Indo-European *yoy-ni-, related to Old Norse einir (juniper) (modern Swedish en) and Middle Irish ain (rushes, reeds). Sometimes connected to iūniperus (juniper), with some doubt.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

iuncus m (genitive iuncī); second declension

  1. rush, reed

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative iuncus iuncī
Genitive iuncī iuncōrum
Dative iuncō iuncīs
Accusative iuncum iuncōs
Ablative iuncō iuncīs
Vocative iunce iuncī

DescendantsEdit

  • Italian: giunco
  • Old French: jonc
  • Old Portuguese: junco
  • Spanish: junco
  • Translingual: Juncus

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