hamus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of unknown origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hāmus m (genitive hāmī); second declension

  1. A hook
  2. A fishhook
  3. The barb of an arrow

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative hāmus hāmī
genitive hāmī hāmōrum
dative hāmō hāmīs
accusative hāmum hāmōs
ablative hāmō hāmīs
vocative hāme hāmī

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Campidanese Sardinian: amu
  • Catalan: ham
  • French: hameçon (from diminutive form)
  • Friulian: amp
  • Galician: anzol (from diminutive form)
  • Italian: amo
  • Portuguese: anzol (from diminutive form)
  • Sicilian: amu
  • Spanish: hamo, anzuelo (from diminutive form)

References[edit]

  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, page 279
  • hamus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.