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Nihilānus is more correct: all of these words are formed using the stem, not the full word for the first half, so you get mont-ānus (stem mont-) rather than *mons-ānus. And the stem for both nihil and nihilum is just plain nihil. However, this word feels a little weird to me. Nihil is a strange beast in Latin: it's only commonly seen in a few cases, and is ...


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