anguis

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See also: Anguis

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂éngʷʰis (snake). Cognates include Old Prussian angis, Old Armenian աւձ (awj), Old High German unc, unko (snake), and Old East Slavic ужь (užĭ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈan.ɡʷis/, [ˈaŋ.ɡᶣɪs]
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Noun[edit]

anguis m (genitive anguis); third declension

  1. snake, serpent, dragon

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (i-stem, ablative singular in -e or occasionally ).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative anguis anguēs
Genitive anguis anguium
Dative anguī anguibus
Accusative anguem anguēs
anguīs
Ablative angue
anguī
anguibus
Vocative anguis anguēs

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Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

anguis

  1. Alternative form of angwissh