cucumis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

A wanderwort likely ultimately from Sumerian 𒄾 (ukuš2, cucumber) or an unidentified pre-Indo-European Mediterranean substrate language; see Arabic قِثَّاء(qiṯṯāʾ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cucumis m (genitive cucumeris or cucumis); third declension

  1. cucumber
Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (imparisyllabic non-i-stem or i-stem, accusative singular in -im, ablative singular in ; two different stems).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cucumis cucumerēs
cucumēs
Genitive cucumeris
cucumis
cucumerum
cucumium
Dative cucumerī
cucumī
cucumeribus
cucumibus
Accusative cucumerem
cucumim
cucumerēs
cucumēs
cucumīs
Ablative cucumere
cucumī
cucumeribus
cucumibus
Vocative cucumis cucumerēs
cucumēs
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of cucuma (kettle).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cucumīs

  1. dative plural of cucuma
  2. ablative plural of cucuma

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