spina

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

spina f (genitive singular spinu, uncountable)

  1. sperm

Declension[edit]

f1s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative spina spinan
Accusative spinu spinuna
Dative spinu spinuni
Genitive spinu spinunnar

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin spina

Noun[edit]

spina f (plural spine)

  1. thorn
  2. spine, prickle
  3. plug (electrical)
  4. bone (of fish)
  5. bunghole

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *spein-, *spiHn-. Cognates include Latvian spina and Russian спина (spina).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

spīna f (genitive spīnae); first declension

  1. thorn, spine, prickle
  2. A low wall along the centre of a circus (race course)
  3. (in the plural) difficulties

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative spīna spīnae
genitive spīnae spīnārum
dative spīnae spīnīs
accusative spīnam spīnās
ablative spīnā spīnīs
vocative spīna spīnae

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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 580