cornix

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱorh₂-, imitative of harsh sounds (compare Middle Irish crú, Lithuanian šárka (magpie), Serbo-Croatian svrȁka, Ancient Greek κόραξ (kóraks)), from *ḱer- (compare Latin crepō (I creak, crack), Sanskrit कृपते (kṛpate, he laments, implores)).

Noun[edit]

cornix f (genitive cornīcis); third declension

  1. crow

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative cornix cornīcēs
genitive cornīcis cornīcum
dative cornīcī cornīcibus
accusative cornīcem cornīcēs
ablative cornīce cornīcibus
vocative cornix cornīcēs

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