canis

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Latin[edit]

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canis (a dog)

Etymology 1[edit]

Older canēs, remodelled with generalization of the accusative form's vowel, from Proto-Italic *kō (acc. *kwanem, gen. *kunos),[1] from Proto-Indo-European *ḱwṓ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

canis m, f (genitive canis); third declension

  1. a dog (animal)
  2. a dog (foul person)
Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative canis canēs
genitive canis canum
dative canī canibus
accusative canem canēs
ablative cane canibus
vocative canis canēs

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Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

canīs

  1. inflection of canus:
    1. dative masculine plural
    2. dative feminine plural
    3. dative neuter plural
    4. ablative masculine plural
    5. ablative feminine plural
    6. ablative neuter plural

Etymology 3[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

canis

  1. second-person singular present active indicative of canō

References[edit]

  • canis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • canis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “canis”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • canis” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to keep horses, dogs: alere equos, canes
  • canis in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 87

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

canis m pl

  1. plural of canil

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

canis

  1. plural of cani