acervus

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱ- (sharp). Related to acuō (sharpen, whet), acia (thread, yarn), aciēs (edge) and acus (needle).

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Noun[edit]

acervus m (genitive acervī); second declension

  1. mass, heap, pile, stack
  2. treasure
  3. cluster

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative acervus acervī
Genitive acervī acervōrum
Dative acervō acervīs
Accusative acervum acervōs
Ablative acervō acervīs
Vocative acerve acervī

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