stannum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin stannum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

stannum (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry, rare) tin

Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Of Celtic origin, from Proto-Celtic *stagnos; see also Irish stán

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

stannum n (genitive stannī); second declension

  1. an alloy of silver and lead
  2. tin (the metal)

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative stannum stanna
genitive stannī stannōrum
dative stannō stannīs
accusative stannum stanna
ablative stannō stannīs
vocative stannum stanna

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • stannum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “stannum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • stannum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • stannum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers