umbilicum mundi

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

umbilicum mundī n (genitive umbilicī mundī); second declension

  1. the 'navel of the world',an omphalos considered to be the axis mundi
    • 1565, Lucilli Philalthaei, Philosophiae, Medicinaeq. Professoris Publici, ...:
      Equidem terra ubique gentium ad umbilicum mundi fertur in hoc mundo,
    • 1727, Pieter Burman, Sylloges epistolarum: a viris illustribus scriptarum tomi quinque:
      Est & vox haec translatitia ad medium cujusvis rei signandum, ut quum vocant Delphos Umbilicum mundi, videor & in Verrinis legere, [...]

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative umbilicum mundī umbilica mundī
genitive umbilicī mundī umbilicōrum mundī
dative umbilicō mundī umbilicīs mundī
accusative umbilicum mundī umbilica mundī
ablative umbilicō mundī umbilicīs mundī
vocative umbilicum mundī umbilica mundī