levamen

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From levō (I soften, mitigate) +‎ -men. See also levāmentum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

levāmen n (genitive levāminis); third declension

  1. alleviation, mitigation
  2. solace, consolation

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
nominative levāmen levāmina
genitive levāminis levāminum
dative levāminī levāminibus
accusative levāmen levāmina
ablative levāmine levāminibus
vocative levāmen levāmina

Descendants[edit]

(from the Late or Vulgar Latin, with the sense of "leaven")

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