fermentum

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ferveō +‎ -mentum, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeru- (to be hot, boil). Related to defrūtum.

NounEdit

fermentum n (genitive fermentī); second declension

  1. fermentation, leavening
  2. yeast, ferment
  3. anger, passion

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative fermentum fermenta
Genitive fermentī fermentōrum
Dative fermentō fermentīs
Accusative fermentum fermenta
Ablative fermentō fermentīs
Vocative fermentum fermenta

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