alumen

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See also: alúmen

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally “bitter salt,” from Proto-Indo-European *h₂elut- with the suffix +‎ -men.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alūmen n (genitive alūminis); third declension

  1. alum

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

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

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: alum, aluminium
  • Hungarian: alumínium

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