furnus

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *fornos, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰr̥-nós, from *gʷʰer- (warm, hot).[1] Cognate with Old Irish gorn, Russian горн (gorn), Albanian zjarr, Old Armenian ջերմ (ǰerm).

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Noun[edit]

furnus m (genitive furnī); second declension

  1. oven
  2. bakery

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative furnus furnī
Genitive furnī furnōrum
Dative furnō furnīs
Accusative furnum furnōs
Ablative furnō furnīs
Vocative furne furnī

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References[edit]

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “fornus”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 235