puteus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *paw- (to strike). Confer with Latin paviō, paveō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

puteus m (genitive puteī); second declension

  1. pit, dungeon
  2. well
  3. cistern

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative puteus puteī
Genitive puteī puteōrum
Dative puteō puteīs
Accusative puteum puteōs
Ablative puteō puteīs
Vocative putee puteī

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Descendants[edit]

  • Aromanian: puts
  • Asturian: pozu
  • Catalan: pou
  • Old French: puis
  • Friulian: poç
  • Italian: pozzo
  • Occitan: potz
  • Old Portuguese: poço
  • Romanian: puț
  • Romansch: puoz
  • Sardinian: pussu, putzu
  • Sicilian: puzzu
  • Spanish: pozo
  • Venetian: poso, poç
  • Albanian: pus
  • Welsh: pydew
  • West Germanic: *puti (see there for further descendants)

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