pulvis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *pel- ‎(flour, dust), related to pollen, Russian пепулу ‎(pepulu), Old Church Slavonic попелу ‎(popelu), Lithuanian pelenai, Sanskrit पालल ‎(pālala), and Ancient Greek πάλη ‎(pálē, dust, meal).

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Noun[edit]

pulvis m ‎(genitive pulveris); third declension

  1. dust, powder
  2. (figuratively) an arena, place of contest

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pulvis pulverēs
genitive pulveris pulverum
dative pulverī pulveribus
accusative pulverem pulverēs
ablative pulvere pulveribus
vocative pulvis pulverēs

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References[edit]

  • pulvis” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.