volumen

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See also: Volumen and volúmen

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

For *volvimen, *volvumen, from volvō (roll, turn about) +‎ -men (noun-forming suffix); hence literally "a thing that is rolled".

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

volūmen n (genitive volūminis); third declension

  1. book, volume, roll, scroll
  2. revolution, turn
  3. (poetic) fold, coil, whirl

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative volūmen volūmina
Genitive volūminis volūminum
Dative volūminī volūminibus
Accusative volūmen volūmina
Ablative volūmine volūminibus
Vocative volūmen volūmina

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Descendants[edit]

  • Asturian: valume, volume
  • Albanian: vëllim
  • Catalan: volum
  • Danish: volumen

References[edit]

  • volumen in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • volumen in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • volumen in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • volumen in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to open a book: volumen explicare
  • volumen in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

volúmen m (Cyrillic spelling волу́мен)

  1. volume (measure of space)

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin volūmen.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /boˈlumen/, [boˈlu.mẽn]

Noun[edit]

volumen m (plural volúmenes)

  1. volume (a three-dimensional measure of space)
  2. volume (a bound book)
  3. volume (strength of sound)

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