alumen

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See also: alúmen

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally "bitter salt," from Proto-Indo-European *h₂elud- with the suffix -men. See also Old English ealu (English ale) and Ancient Greek ἀλύδοιμος (alúdoimos).

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Noun[edit]

alūmen n (genitive alūminis); third declension

  1. alum

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative alūmen alūmina
Genitive alūminis alūminum
Dative alūminī alūminibus
Accusative alūmen alūmina
Ablative alūmine alūminibus
Vocative alūmen alūmina

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