penes

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See also: penés and peñes

English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpiːniːz/, [ˈpʰiːniːz]
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈpiniz/, [ˈpʰiniz]

Noun[edit]

penes

  1. (chiefly sciences) plural form of penis
    • 1963, Kurt Vonnegut, Cat's Cradle, Penguin 2008, p. 97:
      The men wore loose loincloths that did little to conceal penes like pendulums on grandfather clocks.
  2. plural of pene

Verb[edit]

penes

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of pene

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Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

penes

  1. plural of pene

Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

penes

  1. second-person singular present indicative form of penar

Ladin[edit]

Noun[edit]

penes

  1. plural of pena

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Italic *penets, from Proto-Indo-European *pen-et-s (food), from *pen-. Compare penus, penitus, penetrō, Lithuanian penė́ti (to feed).[1]

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Preposition[edit]

penes (with accusative)

  1. Under one's government or command
  2. In one's disposal or custody
  3. At, with, about, concerning
Usage notes[edit]

penes may also be used as a postposition.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

penēs m

  1. inflection of penis:
    1. nominative plural
    2. accusative plural
    3. vocative plural

Further reading[edit]

  • penes in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • penes in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • penes in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to be in a person's power: penes aliquem esse
    • (ambiguous) the decision of the question rests with you: penes te arbitrium huius rei est

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “penus”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, pages 458-459

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

penes

  1. second-person singular (tu) present subjunctive of penar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) negative imperative of penar

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

penes m pl

  1. plural of pene

Verb[edit]

penes

  1. Informal second-person singular () negative imperative form of penar.
  2. Informal second-person singular () present subjunctive form of penar.