LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Late 'vulgar' form reflecting elimination of the ablative nōbīs in favour of the accusative nōs.

AdverbEdit

nōscum (not comparable)

  1. (Late Latin, proscribed) Alternative form of nōbīscum ("with us").
    • 3rd–4th century C.E., Appendix Probi:
      nobiscum non noscum
      [Say or write] nobiscum, not noscum.

DescendantsEdit

  • Emilian: nōsk
  • Italian: nosco
  • Lombard: nosc
  • Old Portuguese: nosco
  • Old Spanish: nosco

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Elcock, William Dennis. 1960. The Romance Languages. London: Faber & Faber. Page 32.