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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

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

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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