palus

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See also: Palus and palús

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin pālus (stake, post). Doublet of pole, peel, and pale.

Noun[edit]

palus (plural pali)

  1. (marine biology) A vertical pillar along the inner septal margin of a coral.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin palūs (marsh, swamp).

Noun[edit]

palus (plural paludes)

  1. (planetology) A small plain (compared to mare) on the surface of a planet or satellite.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

palus m (plural palus)

  1. Alternative form of palud (swamp)

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

palus m pl

  1. plural of palu

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Kapampangan[edit]

Noun[edit]

palus

  1. black eel

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Italic *palūts, related to Latvian pelce (puddle), Lithuanian pelkė (marsh), Sanskrit पल्वल (palvala, pool, pond), and possibly Ancient Greek πηλός (pēlós, mud, earth, clay).

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Noun[edit]

palūs f (genitive palūdis); third declension

  1. swamp, marsh, morass, bog, fen, pool
Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative palūs palūdēs
Genitive palūdis palūdum
Dative palūdī palūdibus
Accusative palūdem palūdēs
Ablative palūde palūdibus
Vocative palūs palūdēs
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Italic *pākslos, from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂ǵ-slos, from *peh₂ǵ-. See related terms.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pālus m (genitive pālī); second declension

  1. stake, prop, stay, pale, post
Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pālus pālī
Genitive pālī pālōrum
Dative pālō pālīs
Accusative pālum pālōs
Ablative pālō pālīs
Vocative pāle pālī
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Descendants[edit]
  • Balkan Romance:
  • Italo-Romance:
  • North Italian:
  • Gallo-Romance:
    • Old French: pal
      • Middle French: pieu
      • Anglo-Norman: pel
        • Middle English: peel
          • English: peel ('stake', obsolete)
      • Middle English: pale
  • Occitano-Romance:
  • Ibero-Romance:
    • Asturian: palu
    • Old Portuguese: pao
      • Galician: pau
      • Portuguese: pau (see there for further descendants)
    • Spanish: palo
  • Insular Romance:
  • Ancient borrowings:
    • Albanian: pallë
    • Proto-West Germanic: *pālu (see there for further descendants)
  • Learned borrowings:

References[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • palus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • palus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • palus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • palus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to bind to the stake: ad palum deligare (Liv. 2. 5)
  • palus”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • palus”, in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin