LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *lew- (dirt, mud). Cognate with Old Irish loth (mud), Ancient Greek λῦμα (lûma, dirt, filth) and Albanian lym (mud).

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NounEdit

lutum n (genitive lutī); second declension

  1. soil, dirt, mire, mud
  2. loam, clay
DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative lutum luta
Genitive lutī lutōrum
Dative lutō lutīs
Accusative lutum luta
Ablative lutō lutīs
Vocative lutum luta
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DescendantsEdit
  • Albanian: llucë
  • Aromanian: lut
  • Asturian: llodu
  • Catalan: llot
  • French: lut
  • Galician: lodo

Etymology 2Edit

Maybe from Old Latin clūtum, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰelh₃- (green, yellow). Cognate with Latin fel, helvus, holus and bilis.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lūtum n (genitive lūtī); second declension

  1. The plant Reseda luteola used in dyeing yellow; weld, dyer's weed.
  2. The yellow coloring matter or dye extracted from this plant.
DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative lūtum lūta
Genitive lūtī lūtōrum
Dative lūtō lūtīs
Accusative lūtum lūta
Ablative lūtō lūtīs
Vocative lūtum lūta
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