nonnus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Found in Late Latin. Perhaps from children's speech. See also Ancient Greek νόννος (nónnos, father), νέννος (nénnos, uncle), νάννας (nánnas, uncle), νίννη (nínnē, aunt).

Noun[edit]

nonnus m (genitive nonnī); second declension

  1. monk
  2. tutor
  3. old person

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative nonnus nonnī
genitive nonnī nonnōrum
dative nonnō nonnīs
accusative nonnum nonnōs
ablative nonnō nonnīs
vocative nonne nonnī

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