columen

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *kolamen, from Proto-Indo-European *kelH-. Doublet of culmen[1].

Noun[edit]

columen n ‎(genitive columinis); third declension

  1. pillar, column
  2. peak, summit, zenith

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
nominative columen columina
genitive columinis columinum
dative columinī columinibus
accusative columen columina
ablative columine columinibus
vocative columen columina

References[edit]

  • columen in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • columen in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • columen in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • columen in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • columen in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  1. ^ Baldi, Philip, The Foundations of Latin, page 244, De Gruyter Mouton, reprint 2010 edition, originally published 1999.