adamas

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See also: Adamas, adāmas, and adāmās

Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀδάμας (adámas, unconquerable, invincible).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

adamās m (genitive adamantis); third declension

  1. Adamant; the hardest steel or iron; diamond; an object made of adamant.
  2. Anything which is inflexible, firm or lasting.
  3. (figuratively, of one's character) Hard, unyielding, inexorable.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative adamās adamantēs
genitive adamantis adamantum
dative adamantī adamantibus
accusative adamantem adamantēs
ablative adamante adamantibus
vocative adamās adamantēs

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References[edit]

  • adamas in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879