squalus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)kʷálos (sheatfish). Cognate with Ancient Greek ἄσπαλος (áspalos), Avestan 𐬀𐬭𐬀𐬐 (kara, kind of fish), Old Prussian kalis, Old English hwæl (whale). More at whale.

Noun[edit]

squalus m

  1. A kind of fish, thought to be a shark

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative squalus squalī
genitive squalī squalōrum
dative squalō squalīs
accusative squalum squalōs
ablative squalō squalīs
vocative squale squalī