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EtymologyEdit

From germen (sprout, bud). Not to be confused with the unrelated Germānus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

germānus (feminine germāna, neuter germānum, adverb germānē); first/second-declension adjective

  1. of brothers or sisters
  2. full, own
  3. true, natural, authentic
  4. (poetic) denoting intimate friendship

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative germānus germāna germānum germānī germānae germāna
Genitive germānī germānae germānī germānōrum germānārum germānōrum
Dative germānō germānō germānīs
Accusative germānum germānam germānum germānōs germānās germāna
Ablative germānō germānā germānō germānīs
Vocative germāne germāna germānum germānī germānae germāna

NounEdit

germānus m (genitive germānī); second declension

  1. brother

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative germānus germānī
Genitive germānī germānōrum
Dative germānō germānīs
Accusative germānum germānōs
Ablative germānō germānīs
Vocative germāne germānī

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