ianua

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the name of the Roman deity Iānus, from iānus ‎(arcade, covered passageway), possibly from Proto-Indo-European *ei- ‎(to go).

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)
  2. vocative singular of iānua

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number 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: [script needed] ‎(yana)
  • Portuguese: janela
  • Sardinian: janna