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pomum

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain origin. Possibly from an obscure Mediterranean language, or an evolution of Old Latin roots *po-emo (picked off), possible variants including *po-omo and *pe-omo.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pōmum n (genitive pōmī); second declension

  1. any type of fruit (applied to apples, cherries, nuts, berries, figs, dates, etc.)
  2. fruit tree
  3. accusative singular of pōmum
  4. vocative singular of pōmum

InflectionEdit

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pōmum pōma
genitive pōmī pōmōrum
dative pōmō pōmīs
accusative pōmum pōma
ablative pōmō pōmīs
vocative pōmum pōma

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ de Vaan, Michiel, Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, vol. 7, of Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series, Alexander Lubotsky ed., Leiden: Brill, 2008.