camminus

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Etymology[edit]

First attested in writing in the late 7th century in Spain. Borrowed from Gaulish; compare Celtiberian [Term?] (kamanom) and Irish céim (step, degree); from Proto-Celtic *kengeti, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)keng- (to limp).

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Noun[edit]

cammīnus m (genitive cammīnī); second declension

  1. (Late Latin or Medieval Latin or Vulgar Latin) way

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cammīnus cammīnī
Genitive cammīnī cammīnōrum
Dative cammīnō cammīnīs
Accusative cammīnum cammīnōs
Ablative cammīnō cammīnīs
Vocative cammīne cammīnī

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References[edit]

  • W. Meyer-Lübke: Romanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch. Heidelberg: Carl Winter’s Universitätsbuchhandlung, 1911.