ovum

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English[edit]

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Borrowed from Latin ōvum (egg). Doublet of egg and ey.

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ovum (plural ova)

  1. (cytology) The female gamete in animals; the egg cell.

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Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Malay ovum, from Latin ōvum.

Noun[edit]

ovum (first-person possessive ovumku, second-person possessive ovummu, third-person possessive ovumnya)

  1. (cytology) ovum (gamete)
    Synonym: sel telur

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ovum

  1. Rōmaji transcription of おゔむ
  2. Rōmaji transcription of オヴム

Latin[edit]

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ōva gallīnārum (hens' eggs).

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *ōwom, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ōwyóm (egg), likely a derivative of *h₂éwis (bird) (whence also Latin avis (bird)). Cognates include Ancient Greek ᾠόν (ōión), Old Church Slavonic аице (aice), Persian خایه(ḵẖāya), Old Norse egg, Old English ǣġ.

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Noun[edit]

ōvum n (genitive ōvī); second declension

  1. egg

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Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative ōvum ōva
Genitive ōvī ōvōrum
Dative ōvō ōvīs
Accusative ōvum ōva
Ablative ōvō ōvīs
Vocative ōvum ōva

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Descendants[edit]

All descendants reflect *ŏvum.

  • Balkan Romance:
    • Aromanian: ou
    • Megleno-Romanian: uou
    • Romanian: ou
  • Dalmato-Romance:
  • Italo-Romance:
  • Padanian:
  • Northern Gallo-Romance:
    • Old Francoprovençal: of
      • Franco-Provençal: of, uef (Savoyard)
    • Old French: oef, of
  • Southern Gallo-Romance:
  • Ibero-Romance:
  • Insular Romance:
  • Borrowings:
    • ? Albanian: ve
    • English: ovum
    • Esperanto: ovo
    • Interlingua: ovo
    • Norwegian Bokmål: ovo
    • Spanish: ovo

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Malay[edit]

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English ovum, from Latin ōvum, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ōwyóm, likely a derivative of *h₂éwis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ovum (Jawi spelling اوۏوم‎, plural ovum-ovum, informal 1st possessive ovumku, 2nd possessive ovummu, 3rd possessive ovumnya)

  1. (cytology) ovum (gamete)