sermo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *sermō, from *ser- (to bind) + *-mō. Cognate of serere (to join).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sermō m (genitive sermōnis); third declension

  1. a conversation, discussion
  2. a rumor, diction, speech, talk, discourse
  3. a language, manner of speaking

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative sermō sermōnēs
genitive sermōnis sermōnum
dative sermōnī sermōnibus
accusative sermōnem sermōnēs
ablative sermōne sermōnibus
vocative sermō sermōnēs

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