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.

Case Singular
nominative
genitive
dative vēnuī
vēnō
accusative vēnum
ablative
vocative

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • venus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • venum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • venum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill