numerus

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numerus

  1. (grammar) grammatical number

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By rhotacism from earlier *nem-eso-, a derivation of Proto-Indo-European *nem- (to assign, allot; take). Cognate with Ancient Greek νέμω (nemō, to distribute), Gothic 𐌽𐌹𐌼𐌰𐌽 (niman, to take), Latvian ņemt (to take) and Old Irish nem (gift).

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Noun[edit]

numerus m (genitive numerī); second declension

  1. number
  2. A collection, quantity
  3. (figuratively) rank, position
  4. (music) time, rhythm

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative numerus numerī
genitive numerī numerōrum
dative numerō numerīs
accusative numerum numerōs
ablative numerō numerīs
vocative numere numerī

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