Latin edit

Etymology 1 edit

Reduplication of quam. The original meaning was hypothetically “how(much)ever”; compare quisquis (whoever).

Pronunciation edit

Conjunction edit

quamquam

  1. though, although, albeit
Synonyms edit
  1. etsi, tamen
Descendants edit
  • Esperanto: kvankam (learned)

See also edit

Further reading edit

  • quamquam”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • quamquam”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • quamquam in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Etymology 2 edit

Pronoun edit

quamquam

  1. accusative feminine singular of quisquis