butyrum

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek βούτῡρον (boútūron).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

būtȳrum n (genitive būtȳrī); second declension

  1. butter

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative būtȳrum būtȳra
Genitive būtȳrī būtȳrōrum
Dative būtȳrō būtȳrīs
Accusative būtȳrum būtȳra
Ablative būtȳrō būtȳrīs
Vocative būtȳrum būtȳra

DescendantsEdit

  • Aragonese: buro
  • Dalmatian: butir
  • French: beurre
  • Italian: burro
  • Maltese: butir
  • West Germanic: *buterā (see there for further descendants)
  • Occitan: bodre, burre
  • Piedmontese: butir
  • Old Spanish: buturo
  • Venetian: butiro

ReferencesEdit

  • butyrum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • butyrum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • butyrum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • butyrum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin