pirum

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A loanword from an unknown Mediterranean substrate source, original form something like (a)pisom reflected also in Ancient Greek ἄπιον (ápion, pear) and ἄπιος (ápios, pear tree).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pirum n (genitive pirī); second declension

  1. a pear (fruit)

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pirum pira
Genitive pirī pirōrum
Dative pirō pirīs
Accusative pirum pira
Ablative pirō pirīs
Vocative pirum pira

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]