melongena

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Medieval Latin, compare Italian melanzana. From Byzantine Greek μελιτζάνα (melitzána), from Arabic باذنجان, from Persian بادنجان.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mēlongēna f (genitive mēlongēnae); first declension

  1. (Medieval Latin) aubergine

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative mēlongēna mēlongēnae
genitive mēlongēnae mēlongēnārum
dative mēlongēnae mēlongēnīs
accusative mēlongēnam mēlongēnās
ablative mēlongēnā mēlongēnīs
vocative mēlongēna mēlongēnae

Descendants[edit]