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Borrowed from Latin ōvum (egg). Doublet of egg, ey, huevo, and oeuf.

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈəʊ.vəm/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈoʊ.vəm/
  • (file)

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ovum (plural ova)

  1. (cytology) The female gamete in animals; the egg cell.

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Etymology edit

From Malay ovum, from Latin ōvum.

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ovum (plural ovum-ovum, first-person possessive ovumku, second-person possessive ovummu, third-person possessive ovumnya)

  1. (cytology) ovum (gamete)
    Synonym: sel telur
    • 2018, “Lahir Mata Satir”, performed by Deadsquad:
      Terbentuk dari ovum yang hina
      Dibuahi sperma dan ludah
      Diberkati jiwa yang cacat
      Formed from despised ovum
      Fertilized sperm and saliva
      Blessed with defective soul

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ovum

  1. Rōmaji transcription of おゔむ
  2. Rōmaji transcription of オヴム

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ōva gallīnārumhens' eggs

Etymology edit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂ōwyóm (egg).[1][2] Cognate with Ancient Greek ᾠόν (ōión).

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ōvum n (genitive ōvī); second declension

  1. egg

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Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative ōvum ōva
Genitive ōvī ōvōrum
Dative ōvō ōvīs
Accusative ōvum ōva
Ablative ōvō ōvīs
Vocative ōvum ōva

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(Romance forms may all derive from *ŏvum)

  • Balkan Romance:
    • Aromanian: ou
    • Megleno-Romanian: uou
    • Romanian: ou
  • Insular Romance:
  • Vulgar Latin: *ŏvum (see there for further descendants)
  • Borrowings:
    • English: ovum
    • Esperanto: ovo
    • Interlingua: ovo
    • Norwegian Bokmål: ovo
    • Spanish: ovo

References edit

  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959), “ō(u̯)i̯-om”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume 3, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 783
  2. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “ōvum”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 438

Further reading edit

  • ovum”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ovum”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ovum in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • ovum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) from beginning to end: ab ovo usque ad mala (proverb.)
  • ovum”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from English ovum, from Latin ōvum, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ōwyóm, likely a derivative of *h₂éwis.

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ovum (Jawi spelling اوۏوم, plural ovum-ovum, informal 1st possessive ovumku, 2nd possessive ovummu, 3rd possessive ovumnya)

  1. (cytology) ovum (gamete)