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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek τόμος (tómos, section, roll of papyrus, volume), from τέμνω (témnō, I cut, separate).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tomus m (genitive tomī); second declension

  1. a section of a larger work
  2. a volume

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative tomus tomī
genitive tomī tomōrum
dative tomō tomīs
accusative tomum tomōs
ablative tomō tomīs
vocative tome tomī

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *to- + *messus (measurement, judgement), from Proto-Indo-European *med- (to measure).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tomus m

  1. act of weighing, measuring, considering
  2. measure, quantity, amount

InflectionEdit

Masculine u-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative tomus
Vocative
Accusative toimsiu
Genitive toimseo
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
tomus thomus tomus
pronounced with /d(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • tomus” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.