See also: -lorum

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly from an extinct, but Indo-European substrate language[1]; or, possibly for *vlōrum, from Proto-Indo-European *wel- (to turn, wind, round), the same root as of volvō. Confer with Ancient Greek εὔληρα (eúlēra, reins), Old Armenian լար (lar).

NounEdit

lōrum n (genitive lōrī); second declension

  1. thong (leather strap)
  2. reins of a bridle
  3. whip, lash, scourge
  4. girdle
  5. slender vinebranch

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative lōrum lōra
Genitive lōrī lōrōrum
Dative lōrō lōrīs
Accusative lōrum lōra
Ablative lōrō lōrīs
Vocative lōrum lōra

DescendantsEdit

  • Ancient Greek: λῶρος (lôros)
  • Galician: loro
  • Portuguese: loro

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7)‎[1], Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN