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English

Nelumbo lutea, the American lotus

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] lōtus

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
lotus

Plural
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  1. A kind of aquatic plant, genus Nelumbo
  2. A legendary plant eaten by the Lotophagi of the Odyssey that caused drowsiness and euphoria
  3. A number of other plants bearing "lotus" in their scientific or common names
  4. An architectural motif of ancient Egyptian temples

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French

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:fr:Template:lang:la derivations]] lōtus

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /lɔ.tys/

Noun

lotus m. (plural lotuses)

  1. lotus

Latin

Etymology

Participle of lavō

Adjective

lōtus m. (feminine lōta, neuter lōtum); first/second declension

  1. elegant, fashionable
  2. luxurious

Alternative spellings

Inflection

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative lōtus lōta lōtum lōtī lōtae lōta
genitive lōtī lōtae lōtī lōtōrum lōtārum lōtōrum
dative lōtō lōtae lōtō lōtīs lōtīs lōtīs
accusative lōtum lōtam lōtum lōtōs lōtās lōta
ablative lōtō lōtā lōtō lōtīs lōtīs lōtīs
vocative lōte lōta lōtum lōtī lōtae lōta

Noun

lōtus (genitive lōtī); m, second declension

  1. The lotus flower

Declension

Number Singular Plural
nominative lōtus lōtī
genitive lōtī lōtōrum
dative lōtō lōtīs
accusative lōtum lōtōs
ablative lōtō lōtīs
vocative lōte lōtī

Romanian

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:ro:Template:lang:la derivations]] lōtus

Pronunciation

  • IPA: ['lo.tus]

Noun

lotus m. (plural lotuşi)

  1. lotus

Declension

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