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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From levō (I soften, mitigate) +‎ -men. See also levāmentum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

levāmen n (genitive levāminis); third declension

  1. alleviation, mitigation
  2. solace, consolation

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative levāmen levāmina
Genitive levāminis levāminum
Dative levāminī levāminibus
Accusative levāmen levāmina
Ablative levāmine levāminibus
Vocative levāmen levāmina

DescendantsEdit

(from the Late or Vulgar Latin, with the sense of "leaven")

  • Old French: levain

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