metallum

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek μέταλλον ‎(métallon).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

metallum n ‎(genitive metallī); second declension

  1. metal (atomic element or material made of such atoms)
  2. precious metals, especially gold or silver.
  3. mine (place where metals are found)

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative metallum metalla
genitive metallī metallōrum
dative metallō metallīs
accusative metallum metalla
ablative metallō metallīs
vocative metallum metalla

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ReferencesEdit

  • metallum” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • metallum” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to have a large income from a thing (e.g. from mines): magnas pecunias ex aliqua re (e.g. ex metallis) facere
    • the public income from the mines: pecunia publica, quae ex metallis redit
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