carex

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Etymology[edit]

Latin carex

Noun[edit]

carex (plural carexes or carices)

  1. Any member of the genus Carex of sedges.

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Perhaps related to carrere (to card); see English card (sense 2).[1] However, compare Welsh cors (reeds, bog), Irish corrach (marsh, bog).[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cārex f (genitive cāricis); third declension

  1. sedges

Declension[edit]

  • Third-declension noun.
Case Singular Plural
Nominative cārex cāricēs
Genitive cāricis cāricum
Dative cāricī cāricibus
Accusative cāricem cāricēs
Ablative cārice cāricibus
Vocative cārex cāricēs

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: carç, càrritx
  • English: carex
  • French: carex
  • Galician: carrizo
  • Italian: carice
  • Spanish: carrizo
  • Translingual: Carex

References[edit]

  • carex in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • carex in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • carex in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Ernout, Alfred; Meillet, Antoine (2001) , “cārex”, in Dictionnaire étymologique de la langue latine: histoire des mots (in French), with additions and corrections of André J., 4th edition, Paris: Klincksieck, page 100
  1. ^ Roberts, Edward A. (2014) A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Spanish Language with Families of Words based on Indo-European Roots, Xlibris Corporation, →ISBN
  2. ^ R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “cors”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies