iuba

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Apparently from the same Proto-Indo-European source as iubeō as in "moving", "billowing".

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

iuba f (genitive iubae); first declension

  1. mane; the flowing hair on the neck of an animal
  2. hair of the head
  3. a crest on a helmet; tuft; comb of a rooster

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative iuba iubae
genitive iubae iubārum
dative iubae iubīs
accusative iubam iubās
ablative iubā iubīs
vocative iuba iubae

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “iuba”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • iuba in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume II, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 511