meum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mēum (Meum athamanticum), from Ancient Greek μῆον (mêon), probably from μεῖον (meîon, lesser) for its small size.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmiːəm/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈmi.əm/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

meum (uncountable)

  1. spignel, Meum athamanticum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Translated by Pliny the Elder from Ancient Greek μῆον (mêon, Meum athamanticum), probably from μεῖον (meîon, lesser) for its small size.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mēum n (genitive mēī); second declension

  1. an umbelliferous plant, Meum athamanticum
Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mēum mēa
Genitive mēī mēōrum
Dative mēō mēīs
Accusative mēum mēa
Ablative mēō mēīs
Vocative mēum mēa
Descendants[edit]
  • English: meum
  • Middle French: meu (perhaps)
  • Translingual: Meum, Meum athamanticum

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

meum

  1. nominative neuter singular of meus
  2. accusative masculine singular of meus
  3. accusative neuter singular of meus
  4. vocative neuter singular of meus
See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • meum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • meum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) I am benefited by a thing: aliquid ad meum fructum redundat