pampinus

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Etymology[edit]

Pokorny suggests a derivation from a Proto-Indo-European root common to Lithuanian pampstù (to swell up), Lithuanian pùmpa (knob) and Latvian pumpe (bump)[1].

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Noun[edit]

pampinus m, f (genitive pampinī); second declension

  1. foliage of a vine, vine-shoot, vine leaf
  2. (by extension, of any plant) tendril; shoot

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pampinus pampinī
genitive pampinī pampinōrum
dative pampinō pampinīs
accusative pampinum pampinōs
ablative pampinō pampinīs
vocative pampine pampinī

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959), “baˣmb-”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume I, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, pages 94-95