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.

Case 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]

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

References[edit]

  • hamus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • hamus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “hamus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • hamus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • hamus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 279