caseus

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kwat- (to ferment, become sour). Related to Old English hwaþerian (to roar, foam, surge), dialectal Swedish hvå (foam), Albanian kos (yoghurt), Latvian kūsāt (to boil), Old Church Slavonic квасъ (kvasŭ, leaven; sour drink), Sanskrit क्वथते (kváthate, it boils).

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Noun[edit]

cāseus m (genitive cāseī); second declension

  1. cheese

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative cāseus cāseī
genitive cāseī cāseōrum
dative cāseō cāseīs
accusative cāseum cāseōs
ablative cāseō cāseīs
vocative cāsee cāseī

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