hamus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of unknown origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hāmus m (genitive hāmī); second declension

  1. A hook
  2. A fishhook
  3. The barb of an arrow

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative hāmus hāmī
genitive hāmī hāmōrum
dative hāmō hāmīs
accusative hāmum hāmōs
ablative hāmō hāmīs
vocative hāme hāmī

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References[edit]

  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, page 279