scorpius

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Latin[edit]

scorpius (a scorpion)

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σκορπίος (skorpíos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

scorpius m (genitive scorpiī); second declension

  1. a scorpion
  2. a kind of prickly sea-fish
  3. a king of prickly plant
  4. (military) scorpion, a small catapult

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative scorpius scorpiī
genitive scorpiī scorpiōrum
dative scorpiō scorpiīs
accusative scorpium scorpiōs
ablative scorpiō scorpiīs
vocative scorpie scorpiī

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

See scorpiō

References[edit]

  • scorpius in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879