alnus

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See also: aļņus and Alnus

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *alznos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂élsnos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alnus m or f (genitive alnī); second declension

  1. An alder.
  2. Anything made of alder wood; a ship, vessel or boat.

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative alnus alnī
Genitive alnī alnōrum
Dative alnō alnīs
Accusative alnum alnōs
Ablative alnō alnīs
Vocative alne alnī

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Aromanian: anin, arin
  • Esperanto: alno
  • French: aulne
  • Italian: alno
  • Romanian: anin, arin
  • Spanish: alno

References[edit]

  • alnus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • alnus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • alnus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • alnus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette