harundo

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Gaulish *garunda (shallows, riverbank), which is also related to Ancient Greek Γαρουνᾶς (Garounâs), Γαρὐνας (Garunas).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

harundō f (genitive harundinis); third declension

  1. reed
  2. fishing rod
  3. shaft of an arrow

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative harundō harundinēs
genitive harundinis harundinum
dative harundinī harundinibus
accusative harundinem harundinēs
ablative harundine harundinibus
vocative harundō harundinēs

References[edit]

  • harundo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • harundo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • harundo” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • harundo in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • harundo in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin