scuma

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Interlingua[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin scuma via English scum, French écume, Portuguese escuma, and Italian schiuma.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

scuma (uncountable)

  1. foam, scum

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Merger of spūma (foam) and Frankish *skūm (foam).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

scuma f (genitive scumae); first declension[1]

  1. (Medieval Latin) foam, froth

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative scuma scumae
Genitive scumae scumārum
Dative scumae scumīs
Accusative scumam scumās
Ablative scumā scumīs
Vocative scuma scumae

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ scuma in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)