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EtymologyEdit

For Proto-Italic *watnos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂weh₁- (to blow). Confer with the diminutive vatillum. Cognate with Latin ventus, Ancient Greek ἄημι (áēmi), Middle High German winden (to winnow), Icelandic vinsa (to pick out, weed), English winnow.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vannus f (genitive vannī); second declension

  1. a winnowing basket

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative vannus vannī
Genitive vannī vannōrum
Dative vannō vannīs
Accusative vannum vannōs
Ablative vannō vannīs
Vocative vanne vannī

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: wan
  • English: fan, van
  • French: van
  • Portuguese: abano
  • Galician: abano
  • German: Wanne
  • Italian: vaglio

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