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plumbum

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EtymologyEdit

Related to Ancient Greek μόλυβδος (mólubdos, lead). May be borrowed from Etruscan, Iberian or some other pre-Indo-European Mediterranean language.

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NounEdit

plumbum n (genitive plumbī); second declension

  1. lead (metal)
  2. ball of lead
  3. (poetic) pipe of lead
  4. (New Latin) pencil

InflectionEdit

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative plumbum plumba
genitive plumbī plumbōrum
dative plumbō plumbīs
accusative plumbum plumba
ablative plumbō plumbīs
vocative plumbum plumba

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ReferencesEdit

  • plumbum in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

MalayEdit

Chemical element
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin plumbum, related to Ancient Greek μόλυβδος (mólubdos).

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

plumbum (Jawi spelling ڤلومبوم)

  1. lead (chemical element)

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