lilium

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Latin[edit]

līlium (a lily)

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek λείριον (leírion), probably a corrupted pronunciation of an Egyptian word. Perhaps also the root of Sanskrit हली (halī), हलिनी (halinī, lily).

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Noun[edit]

līlium n (genitive līliī or līlī); second declension

  1. a lily

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative līlium līlia
Genitive līliī
līlī1
līliōrum
Dative līliō līliīs
Accusative līlium līlia
Ablative līliō līliīs
Vocative līlium līlia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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