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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Frankish *wōstinna (desert, wilderness, waste). Alternatively from vastō (to devastate, ravage or lay waste) +‎ -īna.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

wastina f (genitive wastinae); first declension[1][2]

  1. (Middle Latin) wasteland, uncultivated land

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative wastina wastinae
genitive wastinae wastinārum
dative wastinae wastinīs
accusative wastinam wastinās
ablative wastinā wastinīs
vocative wastina wastinae

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Niermeyer, Jan Frederik (1976), “warda”, in Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus (in Latin), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 1130
  2. ^ du Cange, Charles (1883), “wastina”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre