alces

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Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

alces

  1. second-person singular present indicative of alzar
  2. second-person singular present subjunctive of alzar

Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

alces

  1. second-person singular present indicative form of alçar

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Proto-Germanic *algiz, *elhaz (elk), related to Ancient Greek ἄλκη (álkē), also a loan from Germanic. Cognate with Icelandic elgur (moose, elk), Swedish älg (elk). More at elk.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alcēs f (genitive alcis); third declension

  1. elk
  2. (New Latin) Used as a specific epithet

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative alcēs alcēs
genitive alcis alcum
dative alcī alcibus
accusative alcem alcēs
ablative alce alcibus
vocative alcēs alcēs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • alces in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

alces m pl

  1. Plural of noun alce.

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

alces m pl

  1. plural form of alce

Verb[edit]

alces

  1. Informal second-person singular () negative imperative form of alzar.
  2. Informal second-person singular () present subjunctive form of alzar.