camelus

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See also: Camelus

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κάμηλος (kámēlos, camel) from a Semitic language; compare Arabic جَمَل(jamal) and Hebrew גָּמָל(gamál).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

camēlus m (genitive camēlī); second declension

  1. A camel

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative camēlus camēlī
Genitive camēlī camēlōrum
Dative camēlō camēlīs
Accusative camēlum camēlōs
Ablative camēlō camēlīs
Vocative camēle camēlī

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Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Dutch: kemel, cameel
  • Old Norse: kamell

From Vulgar Latin *camellus

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