elementum

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elementum n ‎(genitive elementi); second declension

  1. (chemistry, physics) one of four elements that composed the world.
  2. basic principle, rudiment
  3. (in the plural) the alphabet

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Most often used in the plural to refer collectively to the components.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative elementum elementa
genitive elementī elementōrum
dative elementō elementīs
accusative elementum elementa
ablative elementō elementīs
vocative elementum elementa

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