canis

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Latin[edit]

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canis (a dog)

Etymology[edit]

Irregularly derived from Proto-Indo-European *ḱwōn (root *ḱwon-/*ḱwn̥-/*ḱun-), presumably via *ḱwn̥nV-. Cognates include Ancient Greek κύων (kúōn), Sanskrit श्वन् (śván), Old English hund (whence English hound), Old Church Slavonic сѫка (sonka, she-dog) and Lithuanian šuõ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

canis m, f (genitive canis); third declension

  1. a dog (animal)
  2. a dog (foul person)

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative canis canēs
genitive canis canum
dative canī canibus
accusative canem canēs
ablative cane canibus
vocative canis canēs

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Descendants[edit]

Adjective[edit]

canīs

  1. dative masculine plural of canus
  2. dative feminine plural of canus
  3. dative neuter plural of canus
  4. ablative masculine plural of canus
  5. ablative feminine plural of canus
  6. ablative neuter plural of canus

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

canis m pl

  1. plural form of canil