mundus

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

mundus

  1. plural of mundu

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Two possibilities include:

  1. From Etruscan 𐌌𐌖𐌈(muθ, pit, mundus).
  2. From Proto-Indo-European *mh₂nd-(to adorn) and cognate with Old High German mandag(joyful, happy, dashing). Possibly also conflated in the sense of "clean, neat" with Proto-Indo-European *muh₂-, *meuh₂-(to wash, wet).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mundus m (feminine munda, neuter mundum); first/second declension

  1. clean, pure; neat
  2. nice, fine, elegant, sophisticated
  3. decorated, adorned
Declension[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative mundus munda mundum mundī mundae munda
genitive mundī mundae mundī mundōrum mundārum mundōrum
dative mundō mundō mundīs
accusative mundum mundam mundum mundōs mundās munda
ablative mundō mundā mundō mundīs
vocative munde munda mundum mundī mundae munda
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Etymology 2[edit]

From mundus (see above).

Noun[edit]

mundus m (genitive mundī); second declension

  1. toilet ornaments, decorations, dress (of a woman)
  2. implement
  3. (= κόσμος(kósmos)) the universe, the world, esp. the heavens and the heavenly bodies
  4. the inhabitants of the earth, mankind
  5. (eccl. Lat.) the world as opposed to the church; this world, the realm of sin and death, as opposed to Christ's kingdom of holiness and life
Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative mundus mundī
genitive mundī mundōrum
dative mundō mundīs
accusative mundum mundōs
ablative mundō mundīs
vocative munde mundī
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