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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *paw- (to strike). Confer with Latin paviō, paveō.

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NounEdit

puteus m (genitive puteī); second declension

  1. pit, dungeon
  2. well
  3. cistern

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative puteus puteī
Genitive puteī puteōrum
Dative puteō puteīs
Accusative puteum puteōs
Ablative puteō puteīs
Vocative putee puteī

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DescendantsEdit

  • Albanian: pus
  • Aromanian: puts
  • Asturian: pozu
  • Catalan: pou
  • Old French: puis
  • Friulian: poç
  • Italian: pozzo

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