turris

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τύρρις (túrrhis), τύρσις (túrsis).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

turris f (genitive turris); third declension

  1. tower
  2. (Later Latin, chess) a rook

Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem, alternative accusative singular in -im and ablative singular in .

Number Singular Plural
nominative turris turrēs
genitive turris turrium
dative turrī turribus
accusative turrim
turrem
turrīs
turrēs
ablative turrī
turre
turribus
vocative turris turrēs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • New Latin Grammar, Allen and Greenough, 1902.