venum

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *wes- ‎(to sell, buy); see also Ancient Greek ὦνος ‎(ônos), ὠνέομαι ‎(ōnéomai, to buy), Sanskrit वस्नयति ‎(vasnayati, to haggle), वस्न ‎(vasna, price).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vēnum m ‎(accusative)

  1. (something) for sale, (something) to sell

Inflection[edit]

Fourth or second declension. Attested only in the dative and accusative singular forms.

Number Singular
nominative
genitive
dative vēnuī
vēnō
accusative vēnum
ablative
vocative

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • venus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers