mergulus

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Etymology 1[edit]

lūcerna cum mergulō (lamp with wick)

Diminutive from mergō (immerse, dip) +‎ -ulus.

Noun[edit]

mergulus m (genitive mergulī); second declension

  1. wick of a lamp
Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative mergulus mergulī
genitive mergulī mergulōrum
dative mergulō mergulīs
accusative mergulum mergulōs
ablative mergulō mergulīs
vocative mergule mergulī
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Etymology 2[edit]

mergus cum mergulō (diver with chick)

Diminutive from mergus (diver, loon) +‎ -ulus, from mergō (dive, plunge).

Noun[edit]

mergulus m (genitive mergulī); second declension

  1. small diver, loon (kind of waterfowl)
Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative mergulus mergulī
genitive mergulī mergulōrum
dative mergulō mergulīs
accusative mergulum mergulōs
ablative mergulō mergulīs
vocative mergule mergulī
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