unguen

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃engʷen- (compare Old Irish imb (butter), Old High German ancho (butter)), from the root *h₃engʷ- (to anoint).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

unguen n (genitive unguinis); third declension

  1. fat, grease
  2. ointment

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
nominative unguen unguina
genitive unguinis unguinum
dative unguinī unguinibus
accusative unguen unguina
ablative unguine unguinibus
vocative unguen unguina

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