acervus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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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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