fenum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Alteration of faenum, showing an early 'rustic' monophthongization of /ae̯/.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fēnum n (genitive fēnī); second declension

  1. (Classical Latin) hay

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative fēnum fēna
Genitive fēnī fēnōrum
Dative fēnō fēnīs
Accusative fēnum fēna
Ablative fēnō fēnīs
Vocative fēnum fēna

Descendants[edit]

See also faenum.

  • Balkan Romance:
    • Istro-Romanian: fir
    • Romanian: fân
  • Italo-Romance:
  • Padanian:
  • Northern Gallo-Romance:
  • Southern Gallo-Romance:
  • Ibero-Romance:

References[edit]

  • fenum”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • fenum”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • fenum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • faenum” in volume VI 1, column 165, line 72 in the Thesaurus Linguae Latinae (TLL Open Access), Berlin (formerly Leipzig): De Gruyter (formerly Teubner), 1900–present