fontanus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

fōns +‎ -ānus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fontānus (feminine fontāna, neuter fontānum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. bearing a relation to the spring or source

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative fontānus fontāna fontānum fontānī fontānae fontāna
Genitive fontānī fontānae fontānī fontānōrum fontānārum fontānōrum
Dative fontānō fontānō fontānīs
Accusative fontānum fontānam fontānum fontānōs fontānās fontāna
Ablative fontānō fontānā fontānō fontānīs
Vocative fontāne fontāna fontānum fontānī fontānae fontāna

Noun[edit]

fontānus m (genitive fontānī); second declension

  1. fuller, who needs access to water to cleanse cloths
    Synonym: fullō

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative fontānus fontānī
Genitive fontānī fontānōrum
Dative fontānō fontānīs
Accusative fontānum fontānōs
Ablative fontānō fontānīs
Vocative fontāne fontānī

References[edit]

  • Rohde, Dorothea (2012) Zwischen Individuum und Stadtgemeinde: die Integration von Collegia in Hafenstädten, Mainz: Verlag Antike, pages 190–191
  • Tran, Nicolas (2007), “Le «procès des foulons» : l 'occupation litigieuse d'un espace vicinal par des artisans romains”, in Mélanges de l'école française de Rome[1], volume 119, issue 2, pages 597-611
  • fontanus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • fontanus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette