funis

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See also: fuñís

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

funis

  1. A cord or a cord-like structure.
  2. (medicine, specifically) Umbilical cord.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly for *fudnis, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰendʰ- (to tie; bond, band).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fūnis m (genitive fūnis); third declension

  1. rope, cord, line

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative fūnis fūnēs
Genitive fūnis fūnium
Dative fūnī fūnibus
Accusative fūnem fūnēs
fūnīs
Ablative fūne fūnibus
Vocative fūnis fūnēs

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Aromanian: funi
  • Italian: fune
  • Romanian: funie
  • Sicilian: funi
  • Sardinian: fune, funi

References[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

funis m

  1. plural of funil