zythum

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin zythum, from Ancient Greek ζῦθος (zûthos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

zythum (uncountable)

  1. Egyptian malt beer, which is noted for being unfermented.

References[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ζῦθος (zûthos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

zythum n (genitive zythī); second declension

  1. beer or ale made by the Egyptians.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative zythum zytha
genitive zythī zythōrum
dative zythō zythīs
accusative zythum zytha
ablative zythō zythīs
vocative zythum zytha

References[edit]

  • zythum in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • Valpy, Francis Edward Jackson. Etymological Dictionary of the Latin Language. Adamant Publishing (2005). pg. 527 ISBN 1402173849