almus

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German halmosen or German Almosen.

Noun[edit]

almus (genitive almuse, partitive almust)

  1. alms

Declension[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂el- (to grow, nourish). Cognate of alō, alumnus, and oleō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

almus (feminine alma, neuter almum); first/second declension

  1. nourishing
  2. kind
  3. propitious

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative almus alma almum almī almae alma
genitive almī almae almī almōrum almārum almōrum
dative almō almō almīs
accusative almum almam almum almōs almās alma
ablative almō almā almō almīs
vocative alme alma almum almī almae alma

References[edit]

  • almus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • almus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “almus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • almus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • almus in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]