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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin nodus (a knot).

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

nodus (plural nodi)

  1. A difficulty.
  2. (zoology) In the Odonata, a prominent crossvein near the centre of the leading edge of a wing.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *gned-, *gnod- (to bind). Cognate with necto (I bind), Avestan 𐬥𐬀𐬯𐬐𐬀(naska-, bundle), Old Irish nascim (to bind), Old Norse knútr (whence Danish knude, Norwegian knut, and Icelandic hnútur), Old English cnotta (Modern English knot), Old English cnyttan (Modern English knit), Old High German knotto (German Knoten), Middle Dutch cnudde (Dutch knot), English net, nettle.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nōdus m (genitive nōdī); second declension

  1. a knot (in rope)
  2. a knot (in wood)
  3. a knob
  4. a bond
  5. an obligation
  6. a sticking point
  7. (in the plural) a knotted fishing net

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative nōdus nōdī
Genitive nōdī nōdōrum
Dative nōdō nōdīs
Accusative nōdum nōdōs
Ablative nōdō nōdīs
Vocative nōde nōdī

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  • Eastern Romance:
    • Aromanian: nod, nodu
    • Romanian: nod
  • Italian: nodo
  • Gallo Romance:
  • Ibero-Romance:
  • Rhaeto-Romance:
  • Sardinian: nodu, nudu
  • Irish: nód
  • Middle English: node
  • → Old Albanian: nye, neu
  • Portuguese: nodo
  • Spanish: nodo

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