iuglans

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A shortening of Iovis glāns (Jupiter's acorn). The compound is of Proto-Indo-European date, with parallels in Ancient Greek Διὸς βάλανος (Diòs bálanos, sweet chestnut), Armenian տկողին (tkołin).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

iūglāns f (genitive iūglāndis); third declension

  1. walnut
  2. walnut tree

Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative iūglāns iūglāndēs
genitive iūglāndis iūglāndum
dative iūglāndī iūglāndibus
accusative iūglāndem iūglāndēs
ablative iūglānde iūglāndibus
vocative iūglāns iūglāndēs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • iuglans in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers