eleemosyna

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἐλεημοσύνη ‎(eleēmosúnē).

Noun[edit]

eleēmosyna f ‎(genitive eleēmosynae); first declension

  1. alms
  2. almshouse
  3. pity, mercy

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative eleēmosyna eleēmosynae
genitive eleēmosynae eleēmosynārum
dative eleēmosynae eleēmosynīs
accusative eleēmosynam eleēmosynās
ablative eleēmosynā eleēmosynīs
vocative eleēmosyna eleēmosynae

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