cribrum

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *krey- (to seive) + *-dʰrom (instrumental suffix), whence cernō (to sift, separate) +‎ -brum.

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Noun[edit]

crībrum n (genitive crībrī); second declension

  1. sieve
  2. riddle

Declension[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative crībrum crībra
genitive crībrī crībrōrum
dative crībrō crībrīs
accusative crībrum crībra
ablative crībrō crībrīs
vocative crībrum crībra

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