amita

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Adjective[edit]

amita (accusative singular amitan, plural amitaj, accusative plural amitajn)

  1. singular past passive participle of ami

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of Proto-Indo-European *amma-, *ama- (mother), a lost baby-word of the papa-type; compare amō (I love), Old High German amma (wet nurse).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

amita f (genitive amitae); first declension

  1. paternal aunt; father's sister

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative amita amitae
Genitive amitae amitārum
Dative amitae amitīs
Accusative amitam amitās
Ablative amitā amitīs
Vocative amita amitae

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Descendants[edit]

  • Lombard: anda (Ticinese)
  • Italo-Dalmatian
  • Old French: ante
  • Old Occitan: anda
  • Rhaeto-Romance
  • Venetian: àmia, àmeda, gnagna
  • Vulgar Latin: *mita
    • Romanian: mătușă (+ -ușă (diminutive suffix))
  • Albanian: emtë

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