See also: Lilium

LatinEdit

 
līlium (a lily)

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek λείριον (leírion), from Fayyumic Coptic ϩⲗⲏⲣⲓ (hlēri), from Demotic   (ḥrry), from Egyptian

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(ḥrrt, flower).

Perhaps also the root of Sanskrit हली (halī), हलिनी (halinī, lily).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

līlium n (genitive līliī or līlī); second declension

  1. a lily

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative līlium līlia
Genitive līliī
līlī1
līliōrum
Dative līliō līliīs
Accusative līlium līlia
Ablative līliō līliīs
Vocative līlium līlia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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