cervus

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Latin[edit]

cervī (stags)

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱerwós, from *ḱer- (horn) (whence English horn, hirn, Latin cornū (horn), Greek κεραϝός (kerawós, horned)) + *-wós (whence Latin -vus).

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Noun[edit]

cervus m (genitive cervī); second declension

  1. deer, stag
  2. (by extension) forked stakes
  3. (military) cheval de frise

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative cervus cervī
genitive cervī cervōrum
dative cervō cervīs
accusative cervum cervōs
ablative cervō cervīs
vocative cerve cervī

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