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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *waðom, from Proto-Indo-European *wh₂dʰóm (compare Proto-Germanic *wadą) < *weh₂dʰ-, same source as vādō. Cognate with Old English wadan (English wade).

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NounEdit

vadum n (genitive vadī); second declension

  1. A shallow, ford, shoal.
  2. A body of water; sea, stream.
  3. The bottom of a body of water.

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative vadum vada
Genitive vadī vadōrum
Dative vadō vadīs
Accusative vadum vada
Ablative vadō vadīs
Vocative vadum vada

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DescendantsEdit

  • Asturian: vau
  • Catalan: gual
  • Friulian: vât, vâd
  • Galician: vao
  • Italian: guado

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