porrum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *pr̥so-, which is most likely a borrowing from a non-Indo-European language. Cognate with Ancient Greek πράσον (práson).

Noun[edit]

porrum n (genitive porrī); second declension

  1. leek
  2. chives

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative porrum porra
genitive porrī porrōrum
dative porrō porrīs
accusative porrum porra
ablative porrō porrīs
vocative porrum porra

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • porrum in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers