letum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek λήθη (lḗthē)[1]

Proposed derivations include:

Compare also Latin dēleō and linō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lētum n (genitive lētī); second declension

  1. violent death, annihilation, killing
  2. ruin

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative lētum lēta
genitive lētī lētōrum
dative lētō lētīs
accusative lētum lēta
ablative lētō lētīs
vocative lētum lēta

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Francis Edward Jackson Valpy (1828) An Etymological Dictionary of the Latin Language[1], Baldwin and Company, page 226