humus

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from Latin humus..

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

humus (uncountable)

  1. A large group of natural organic compounds, found in the soil, formed from the chemical and biological decomposition of plant and animal residues and from the synthetic activity of microorganisms
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from Turkish humus. or Arabic حُمُّصٌ (ḥummuṣ).

Noun[edit]

humus (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of hummus

Finnish[edit]

(index hu)

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Etymology[edit]

< Latin humus

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: hu‧mus
  • IPA(key): /ˈʍumus/

Noun[edit]

humus

  1. humus

Declension[edit]

Inflection of humus (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative humus humukset
genitive humuksen humusten
humuksien
partitive humusta humuksia
illative humukseen humuksiin
singular plural
nominative humus humukset
accusative nom.? humus humukset
gen. humuksen
genitive humuksen humusten
humuksien
partitive humusta humuksia
inessive humuksessa humuksissa
elative humuksesta humuksista
illative humukseen humuksiin
adessive humuksella humuksilla
ablative humukselta humuksilta
allative humukselleˣ humuksilleˣ
essive humuksena humuksina
translative humukseksi humuksiksi
instructive humuksin
abessive humuksetta humuksitta
comitative humuksineen

Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰéǵʰōm. Cognates include Sanskrit क्ष (kṣa) and Ancient Greek χθών (khthṓn). Related to homō (human being, man).

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Noun[edit]

humus f (genitive humī); second declension

  1. ground
  2. earth, soil

Inflection[edit]

Second declension with locative.

Number Singular Plural
nominative humus humī
genitive humī humōrum
dative humō humīs
accusative humum humōs
ablative humō humīs
vocative hume humī
locative humī humīs

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humus is one of a handful of common nouns that take the locative case (humī (singular) and humīs (plural)); other such nouns include domus, rūs, and focus.

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin humus..

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Noun[edit]

humus m

  1. humus

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin humus..

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /xǔːmus/
  • Hyphenation: hu‧mus

Noun[edit]

húmus m (Cyrillic spelling ху́мус)

  1. humus

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