plumbum

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Etymology[edit]

Related to Ancient Greek μόλυβδος (mólubdos, lead). May be borrowed from Etruscan, Iberian or some other pre-Indo-European Mediterranean language.

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Noun[edit]

plumbum n (genitive plumbī); second declension

  1. lead (metal)
  2. ball of lead
  3. (poetic) pipe of lead
  4. (New Latin) pencil

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative plumbum plumba
genitive plumbī plumbōrum
dative plumbō plumbīs
accusative plumbum plumba
ablative plumbō plumbīs
vocative plumbum plumba

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References[edit]

  • plumbum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • plumbum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “plumbum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • plumbum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • plumbum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

Malay[edit]

Chemical element
Pb Previous: talium (Tl)
Next: timah wurung (Bi)

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin plumbum, related to Ancient Greek μόλυβδος (mólubdos).

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Noun[edit]

plumbum (Jawi spelling ڤلومبوم)

  1. lead (chemical element)

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