malleolus

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

malleolus (plural malleoli)

  1. The bony prominence on each side of the ankle joint.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From malleus (hammer) +‎ -olus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

malleolus m (genitive malleolī); second declension (Diminutive of: malleus)

  1. small hammer
  2. (military) fire-dart

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative malleolus malleolī
genitive malleolī malleolōrum
dative malleolō malleolīs
accusative malleolum malleolōs
ablative malleolō malleolīs
vocative malleole malleolī

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