agna

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From agnus (lamb).

Noun[edit]

agna f (genitive agnae); first declension

  1. A ewe lamb.
Inflection[edit]

Note that the ablative plural has the alternative form agnabus. First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative agna agnae
genitive agnae agnārum
dative agnae agnīs
accusative agnam agnās
ablative agnā agnīs
vocative agna agnae
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *aḱanā (compare English awn, Lithuanian ašnìs (edge, blade), Czech osina, Ancient Greek ἄκαινα (ákaina, spike, prick), ἄκανος (ákanos, pine-thistle), Sanskrit अशनि (aśáni, thunderbolt, arrow tip), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱ (sharp).

Noun[edit]

agna f (genitive agnae); first declension

  1. A blade, straw; ear of grain.
Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative agna agnae
genitive agnae agnārum
dative agnae agnīs
accusative agnam agnās
ablative agnā agnīs
vocative agna agnae

References[edit]

  • agna in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • agna in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “agna”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • agna” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

agna (present agnar, preterite agnade, supine agnat, imperative agna)

  1. to bait; to affix bait to a fishing tool

Conjugation[edit]