ianua

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *yeh₂- (to go, go in, travel). Cognate with Old Church Slavonic ꙗдо (jado, to travel) and Sanskrit यान (yāna, path).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

iānua f (genitive iānuae); first declension

  1. any double-doored entrance (e.g. a domestic door or a gate to a temple or city)

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative iānua iānuae
Genitive iānuae iānuārum
Dative iānuae iānuīs
Accusative iānuam iānuās
Ablative iānuā iānuīs
Vocative iānua iānuae

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Descendants[edit]

  • Mozarabic: يانة(iana), Mozarabic: *يَنَالّة(*ianella)
  • Sardinian: janna

References[edit]

  • ianua in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • ianua in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden, Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co., 1894
    • to burst open the door: ianuam effringere, revellere
  • ianua in Harry Thurston Peck, editor, Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1898