stamen

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English[edit]

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From Latin stamen.

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stamen ‎(plural stamens or stamina)

  1. (botany) In flowering plants, the structure in a flower that produces pollen, typically consisting of an anther and a filament.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *stāmen, from Proto-Indo-European *stéh₂mn̥, from *steh₂-(stand), whence also stō and sistō. Cognate with Sanskrit स्थामन्(sthā́man, place; strength), Gothic 𐍃𐍄𐍉𐌼𐌰(stōma), Ancient Greek στῆμα(stêma), used by Hesychius for a part of a plant. Equivalent to stō(I stand) +‎ -men(noun-forming suffix).

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Noun[edit]

stāmen n ‎(genitive stāminis); third declension

  1. warp (of a loom)
  2. thread hanging from a distaff

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
nominative stāmen stāmina
genitive stāminis stāminum
dative stāminī stāminibus
accusative stāmen stāmina
ablative stāmine stāminibus
vocative stāmen stāmina

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the noun Stamm(stem, trunk).

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Verb[edit]

stamen ‎(third-person singular present staamt, past participle gestaamt, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. (intransitive) to descend, to derive

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Regular
infinitive stamen
participle gestaamt
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular stamen
2nd singular staams stam
3rd singular staamt
1st plural stamen
2nd plural staamt staamt
3rd plural stamen
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.