mellifluus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mel (honey) + fluō (flow).

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Adjective[edit]

mellifluus m (feminine melliflua, neuter mellifluum); first/second declension

  1. honey-dropping, flowing with honey, mellifluous

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative mellifluus melliflua mellifluum mellifluī mellifluae melliflua
genitive mellifluī mellifluae mellifluī mellifluōrum mellifluārum mellifluōrum
dative mellifluō mellifluae mellifluō mellifluīs mellifluīs mellifluīs
accusative mellifluum mellifluam mellifluum mellifluōs mellifluās melliflua
ablative mellifluō mellifluā mellifluō mellifluīs mellifluīs mellifluīs
vocative melliflue melliflua mellifluum mellifluī mellifluae melliflua

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References[edit]

  • mellifluus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879