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NounEdit

alvus f (genitive alvī); second declension

  1. belly, bowels, paunch; excrement; flux, diarrhoea
  2. stomach, digestive organs
  3. womb; matrix (of a fruit)
  4. hollow, cavity
  5. hold or hull of a ship or boat
  6. beehive

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative alvus alvī
Genitive alvī alvōrum
Dative alvō alvīs
Accusative alvum alvōs
Ablative alvō alvīs
Vocative alve alvī

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: alvine
  • Italian: alvo (literary), alvino

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