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 (śvan), 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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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

canis m pl

  1. plural form of canil