caurus

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ḱēwer- ‎(north; north wind; cold wind; rain shower). Cognate with Russian се́вер ‎(séver, (the) north, the Arctic), Lithuanian šiaurė ("north"), German Schauer, and English shower.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

caurus m ‎(genitive caurī); second declension

  1. north-west wind

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative caurus caurī
genitive caurī caurōrum
dative caurō caurīs
accusative caurum caurōs
ablative caurō caurīs
vocative caure caurī

References[edit]

  • caurus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

Latvian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

caurus

  1. accusative plural masculine form of caurs