lorum

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See also: -lorum

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from an extinct, but Proto-Indo-European substrate language[1]; or, possibly for *vlōrum, from Proto-Indo-European *wel- (to turn, wind, round), the same root of volvō. Confer with Ancient Greek εὔληρα (eúlēra, reins), Old Armenian լար (lar).

Noun[edit]

lōrum n (genitive lōrī); second declension

  1. thong (leather strap)
  2. reins of a bridle
  3. whip, lash, scourge
  4. girdle
  5. slender vinebranch

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative lōrum lōra
genitive lōrī lōrōrum
dative lōrō lōrīs
accusative lōrum lōra
ablative lōrō lōrīs
vocative lōrum lōra

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • lorum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • lorum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “lorum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • lorum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill