testis

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

testis (plural testes)

  1. (anatomy) A testicle of a vertebrate
  2. (biology) An analogous gland in invertebrates such as the hydra

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From older terstis, probably reformed from tristis, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *trityo-sth₂s "a third party standing" after the two parties to a contract or dispute. Compare Oscan trstus (witnesses, nominative plural)[1].

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

testis m, f (genitive testis); third declension

  1. witness
  2. one who testifies or attests.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem, alternative ablative singular in .

Number Singular Plural
nominative testis testēs
genitive testis testium
dative testī testibus
accusative testem testīs
testēs
ablative testī
teste
testibus
vocative testis testēs

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Noun[edit]

testis m (genitive testis); third declension

  1. testicle

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References[edit]

  1. ^ J. Gvozdanović, Indo-European numerals, §12.5.3.1.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin testis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /têstis/
  • Hyphenation: te‧stis

Noun[edit]

tȅstis m (Cyrillic spelling тȅстис)

  1. (anatomy) testicle

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin testis.

Noun[edit]

testis

  1. testicle

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