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EtymologyEdit

Pokorny suggests a derivation from a Proto-Indo-European root common with Lithuanian pampti (to swell up), Lithuanian pùmpa (knob) and Latvian pumpe (bump)[1].

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pampinus m or f (genitive pampinī); second declension

  1. foliage of a vine, vine-shoot, vine leaf
  2. (by extension, of any plant) tendril; shoot

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pampinus pampinī
Genitive pampinī pampinōrum
Dative pampinō pampinīs
Accusative pampinum pampinōs
Ablative pampinō pampinīs
Vocative pampine pampinī

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959), “baˣmb-”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume I, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, pages 94-95