solum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin solum (base, bottom; soil).

Noun[edit]

solum (plural sola)

  1. Within a soil profile, a set of related soil horizons that share the same cycle of pedogenic processes.

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *swol- (sole of the foot). Related to Latin solea (sandal, hoof-guard, fettle).

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Noun[edit]

solum n (genitive solī); second declension

  1. The lowest part of something; bottom, ground, base, foundation, bed.
  2. The floor or pavement of a room.
  3. Ground, earth, land, soil.
  4. The sole of the foot.
  5. (by extension) Land, country, region, place.
Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative solum sola
genitive solī solōrum
dative solō solīs
accusative solum sola
ablative solō solīs
vocative solum sola
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Etymology 2[edit]

From sōlus (alone, only).

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Adverb[edit]

sōlum (not comparable)

  1. only, just, barely, merely
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References[edit]

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