alnus

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See also: aļņus and Alnus

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂élsnos

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alnus m (genitive alnī); second declension

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

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative alnus alnī
genitive alnī alnōrum
dative alnō alnīs
accusative alnum alnōs
ablative alnō alnīs
vocative alne alnī

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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
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “alnus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • alnus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)