culmus

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱolh₂mos. Cognate with Ancient Greek κάλαμος (kálamos) and Proto-Germanic *halmaz, whence English haulm.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

culmus m (genitive culmī); second declension

  1. stalk, stem (of grass etc.)
  2. hay
  3. straw
  4. thatch

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative culmus culmī
Genitive culmī culmōrum
Dative culmō culmīs
Accusative culmum culmōs
Ablative culmō culmīs
Vocative culme culmī

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