uter

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See also: úter

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From *cuter from Proto-Indo-European *kʷoteros, from *kʷos (which). See also Ancient Greek πότερος (póteros, which of the two) and English whether.

Adjective[edit]

uter m (feminine utra, neuter utrum); first/second declension

  1. either, which (of two)
Inflection[edit]

First/second declension, genitive singular in -īus, dative singular in

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative uter utra utrum utrī utrae utra
genitive utrīus utrīus utrīus utrōrum utrārum utrōrum
dative utrī utrī utrī utrīs utrīs utrīs
accusative utrum utram utrum utrōs utrās utra
ablative utrō utrā utrō utrīs utrīs utrīs
vocative uter utra utrum utrī utrae utra

Descendant Terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ūter m (genitive ūtris); third declension

  1. wine or water skin or bottle
  2. bag made of hide (inflated for flotation)
Usage notes[edit]
  • Although the nominative and accusative plural of ūter was normally ūtrēs, the rare alternative neuter plural ūtria is also attested.
Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem.

Number Singular Plural
nominative ūter ūtrēs
genitive ūtris ūtrium
dative ūtrī ūtribus
accusative ūtrem ūtrēs
ūtrīs
ablative ūtre ūtribus
vocative ūter ūtrēs
Descendants[edit]

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Common West Germanic *ūdhr-

Noun[edit]

ūter ?

  1. udder

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin uterus, French utérus

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

uter n (plural utere)

  1. (anatomy) uterus

Declension[edit]