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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *pel- (flour, dust), related to pollen, Russian пепел (pepel), Old Church Slavonic попелъ (popelŭ), пепелъ (pepelŭ), Lithuanian pelenai, Sanskrit पलाल (palāla), and Ancient Greek πάλη (pálē, dust, meal).

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NounEdit

pulvis m (genitive pulveris); third declension

  1. dust, powder
  2. (figuratively) an arena, place of contest

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pulvis pulverēs
Genitive pulveris pulverum
Dative pulverī pulveribus
Accusative pulverem pulverēs
Ablative pulvere pulveribus
Vocative pulvis pulverēs

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