EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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NounEdit

ovum (plural ova)

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

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IndonesianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Malay ovum, from Latin ōvum.

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NounEdit

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

  1. (cytology) ovum (gamete)
    Synonym: sel telur

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ovum

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

LatinEdit

 
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ōva gallīnārum (hens' eggs).

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *ōwom, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ōwyóm (egg), likely a derivative of *h₂éwis (bird) (whence also Latin avis (bird)). Cognates include Ancient Greek ᾠόν (ōión), Old Church Slavonic аице (aice), Persian خایه(ḵẖāya), Old Norse egg, Old English ǣġ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ōvum n (genitive ōvī); second declension

  1. egg

DeclensionEdit

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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DescendantsEdit

All descendants reflect an initial [ɔ], not [oː]. For the sound change involved, see colober.

  • Balkan Romance:
    • Aromanian: ou
    • Megleno-Romanian: uou
    • Romanian: ou
  • Dalmatian:
  • Italo-Romance:
  • North Italian:
  • Gallo-Romance:
    • Old Francoprovençal: of
      • Franco-Provençal: of, uef (Savoyard)
    • Old French: oef, of
  • Occitano-Romance:
  • Ibero-Romance:
  • Insular Romance:
  • Ancient borrowings:
    • ? Albanian: ve
  • Learned borrowings:
    • English: ovum
    • Esperanto: ovo
    • Interlingua: ovo
    • Norwegian Bokmål: ovo
    • Spanish: ovo

ReferencesEdit

  • 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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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. (cytology) ovum (gamete)