puteus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

puteus m (genitive puteī); second declension

  1. pit, dungeon
  2. well
  3. cistern

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

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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References[edit]

  • puteus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • puteus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “puteus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • puteus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • puteus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Julius Pokorny (1959), Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch, in 3 vols, Bern, München: Francke Verlag