melongena

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mēlongēna f (genitive mēlongēnae); first declension

  1. (Medieval Latin) aubergine

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mēlongēna mēlongēnae
Genitive mēlongēnae mēlongēnārum
Dative mēlongēnae mēlongēnīs
Accusative mēlongēnam mēlongēnās
Ablative mēlongēnā mēlongēnīs
Vocative mēlongēna mēlongēnae

Descendants[edit]