alumen

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally "bitter salt," from Proto-Indo-European *h₂elud-. See also Old English ealu (English ale) and Ancient Greek ἀλύδοιμος (alúdoimos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alūmen n (genitive alūminis); third declension

  1. alum

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative alūmen alūmina
genitive alūminis alūminum
dative alūminī alūminibus
accusative alūmen alūmina
ablative alūmine alūminibus
vocative alūmen alūmina

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