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).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

līlium n (genitive līliī); second declension

  1. a lily

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative līlium līlia
genitive līliī līliōrum
dative līliō līliīs
accusative līlium līlia
ablative līliō līliīs
vocative līlium līlia

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References[edit]

  • lilium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • lilium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “lilium”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • lilium” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)