iuncus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *joinikos, from Proto-Indo-European *yoy-ni-, related to Old Norse einir (juniper) (modern Swedish en) and Middle Irish ain (rushes, reeds). Sometimes connected to iūniperus (juniper), with some doubt.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

iuncus m (genitive iuncī); second declension

  1. rush, reed

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative iuncus iuncī
genitive iuncī iuncōrum
dative iuncō iuncīs
accusative iuncum iuncōs
ablative iuncō iuncīs
vocative iunce iuncī

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • iuncus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “iuncus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre