linum

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *līno-. Cognate with Lithuanian linas, Greek λίνον (línon), Russian лён (ljon), Serbo-Croatian lan, Albanian li, Old English līne (line, rope, cord). More at line.

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Noun[edit]

līnum n (genitive līnī); second declension

  1. flax
  2. linen cloth; garment made of linen
  3. rope, line, string, thread, cord, cable
  4. net for hunting or fishing
  5. wick of a lamp
  6. sail

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative līnum līna
genitive līnī līnōrum
dative līnō līnīs
accusative līnum līna
ablative līnō līnīs
vocative līnum līna

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References[edit]

  • linum in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

Volapük[edit]

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Noun[edit]

linum (plural linums)

  1. flax

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