anguis

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See also: Anguis

Latin[edit]

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).

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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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References[edit]

  • anguis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • anguis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • anguis in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • anguis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • anguis in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • anguis in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

anguis

  1. Alternative form of angwissh