taurus

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Etymology[edit]

New Latin, from Latin taurus (bull)

Noun[edit]

taurus

  1. Used attributively as a species epithet

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Latin[edit]

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taurus (a bull)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *táwros. Cognates include Ancient Greek ταῦρος (taûros), Old Prussian tauris, Proto-Germanic *steuraz. Possibly of Semitic origin; confer Proto-Semitic *θawr-.

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Noun[edit]

taurus m (genitive taurī); second declension

  1. a bull, steer
  2. an instrument of torture, in the shape of a bull
  3. a small bird that sounds like the lowing of oxen, possibly the bittern
  4. a kind of beetle
  5. (anatomy) the perineum

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative taurus taurī
genitive taurī taurōrum
dative taurō taurīs
accusative taurum taurōs
ablative taurō taurīs
vocative taure taurī

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References[edit]

  • taurus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • “toro” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, ISBN 978-88-00-20781-2

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

taurus m

  1. accusative plural form of taurscs:taurus

de:taurus el:taurus fr:taurus gl:taurus ko:taurus hr:taurus kn:taurus la:taurus mg:taurus ml:taurus fj:taurus nl:taurus ja:taurus pl:taurus pt:taurus ro:taurus ru:taurus ta:taurus te:taurus chr:taurus tr:taurus vi:taurus zh:taurus