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

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

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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References[edit]

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