colum

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: Colum

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Perhaps related to quālus/quālum (wicker basket). No widely agreeable etymology has been suggested for either word.

Noun[edit]

cōlum n (genitive cōlī); second declension

  1. colander, strainer
  2. (poetic) a wicker basket for catching fish
Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cōlum cōla
genitive cōlī cōlōrum
dative cōlō cōlīs
accusative cōlum cōla
ablative cōlō cōlīs
vocative cōlum cōla

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Variant form of cōlon, from κῶλον (kôlon).

Noun[edit]

cōlum n (genitive cōlī); second declension

  1. Alternative form of cōlon
Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cōlum cōla
genitive cōlī cōlōrum
dative cōlō cōlīs
accusative cōlum cōla
ablative cōlō cōlīs
vocative cōlum cōla

References[edit]

  • colum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • colum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “colum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • colum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • 6 per cent: usurae semissium (Colum.)
  • colum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • colum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin