famulus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin famulus.

Noun[edit]

famulus ‎(plural famuli)

  1. a close attendant

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*dʰeh₁-

From Proto-Italic *famelos ‎(servile, domestic) (whence also Oscan 𐌚𐌀𐌌𐌄𐌋 ‎(famel, servile)), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰh₁-m-eló- (whence also Ancient Greek θεμείλια ‎(themeília), a metrical lengthening of θεμέλιος ‎(themélios)), from *dʰeh₁- ‎(do, put, place).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

famulus m ‎(feminine famula, neuter famulum); first/second declension

  1. serving, servile

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative famulus famula famulum famulī famulae famula
genitive famulī famulae famulī famulōrum famulārum famulōrum
dative famulō famulō famulīs
accusative famulum famulam famulum famulōs famulās famula
ablative famulō famulā famulō famulīs
vocative famule famula famulum famulī famulae famula

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Noun[edit]

famulus m ‎(genitive famulī); second declension

  1. a servant, slave

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative famulus famulī
genitive famulī famulōrum
dative famulō famulīs
accusative famulum famulōs
ablative famulō famulīs
vocative famule famulī

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