lumbus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *lundō, *landį̄ (loin, kidney), from Proto-Indo-European *lendʰ- (kidney, waist, loin). Cognate with Old English lynd (fat, grease), Old English lendenu (loins). More at lend.

Noun[edit]

lumbus m (genitive lumbī); second declension

  1. loin
  2. (in the plural) genitals

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative lumbus lumbī
genitive lumbī lumbōrum
dative lumbō lumbīs
accusative lumbum lumbōs
ablative lumbō lumbīs
vocative lumbe lumbī

Descendants[edit]