tilia

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See also: Tilia and tília

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

tilia (plural tilias)

  1. Any tree of the linden genus Tilia.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably a borrowing from a Mediterranean substrate, found also in Ancient Greek πτελέα (pteléa, elm) and Old Armenian թեղի (tʿełi).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tilia f (genitive tiliae); first declension

  1. linden or lime tree
  2. the inner bark of the linden or lime tree

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative tilia tiliae
genitive tiliae tiliārum
dative tiliae tiliīs
accusative tiliam tiliās
ablative tiliā tiliīs
vocative tilia tiliae

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References[edit]

  • tilia in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tilia in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “tilia”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • tilia” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)