somnus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*swep-

From Proto-Indo-European *swépnos. Cognates include Ancient Greek ὕπνος ‎(húpnos), Sanskrit स्वप्न ‎(svápna), Old English swefn (English sweven).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

somnus m ‎(genitive somnī); second declension

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  1. sleep
  2. drowsiness, slumber sloth, idleness
  3. (figuratively) death

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative somnus somnī
genitive somnī somnōrum
dative somnō somnīs
accusative somnum somnōs
ablative somnō somnīs
vocative somne somnī

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