vadum

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *waðom, from Proto-Indo-European *wadʰom (compare Proto-Germanic *wadą) < *weh₂dʰ-, same source as vādō. Cognate with Old English wadan (English wade).

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vadum n (genitive vadī); second declension

  1. A shallow, ford, shoal.
  2. A body of water; sea, stream.
  3. The bottom of a body of water.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative vadum vada
genitive vadī vadōrum
dative vadō vadīs
accusative vadum vada
ablative vadō vadīs
vocative vadum vada

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References[edit]

  • vadum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • vadum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “vadum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • vadum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)