amnis

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Noun[edit]

amnis

  1. plural of amni

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Latin *abnis, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ep-, cognate with Sanskrit अप् (ap, water), Old Persian 𐎠𐎱𐎡𐎹𐎠 (a-p-i-y-a /apiyā/, into the water), Tocharian B āp (water), Hittite 𒄩𒉺𒀀 (ḫa-pa-a, towards the river).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

amnis m (genitive amnis); third declension

  1. Broad, deep flowing, rapid water; stream, torrent, river; ocean; liquid; current.
  2. (figuratively, of a writer) The flowing, flow or pouring out of a piece of writing.

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (i-stem, ablative singular in -e or occasionally ).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative amnis amnēs
Genitive amnis amnium
Dative amnī amnibus
Accusative amnem amnēs
amnīs
Ablative amne
amnī
amnibus
Vocative amnis amnēs

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Descendants[edit]

  • French: amnicole

References[edit]

  • amnis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • amnis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • amnis in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • amnis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette