pulex

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *pusl- (flea). Cognates include Ancient Greek ψύλλα (psúlla), Sanskrit प्लुषि (plúṣi), Old Armenian լու (lu) and Old English flēah, flēa (English flea).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pūlex m (genitive pūlicis); third declension

  1. flea

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pūlex pūlicēs
genitive pūlicis pūlicum
dative pūlicī pūlicibus
accusative pūlicem pūlicēs
ablative pūlice pūlicibus
vocative pūlex pūlicēs

Descendants[edit]