tomus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τόμος (tómos, section, roll of papyrus, volume), from τέμνω (témnō, I cut, separate).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tomus m (genitive tomī); second declension

  1. a section of a larger work
  2. a volume

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative tomus tomī
genitive tomī tomōrum
dative tomō tomīs
accusative tomum tomōs
ablative tomō tomīs
vocative tome tomī

Descendants[edit]

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Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *to- + *messus (measurement, judgement), from Proto-Indo-European *med- (to measure).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tomus m

  1. act of weighing, measuring, considering
  2. measure, quantity, amount

Inflection[edit]

Masculine u-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative tomus
Vocative
Accusative toimsiu
Genitive toimseo
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
tomus thomus tomus
pronounced with /d(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

External links[edit]

  • tomus” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.