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Declension of Latin nouns or phrases in German

When using Latin nouns or phrases in a German text, what is the best practice to decline them? Take, for example, the word Col­le­gi­um mu­si­cum, which is to be declined as follows: das ...
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Welche anderen Wörter der lateinischen U-Deklination werden im Deutschen verwendet?

Um auf die Frage zum Plural von Status zu antworten, hätte ich gerne ähnliche andere Beispiel durchgedacht, mir sind aber keine eingefallen, daher meine Frage: Welche anderen Wörter der ...
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Do Latin loanwords conserve their gender?

When I asked my teacher for the gender of Mensa, she replied that it is feminine, because the Latin word mensa is feminine. When it comes to words that share the same spelling in both German and ...