cibus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain origin, proposed connection to Ancient Greek κιβωτός ‎(kibōtós).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cibus m ‎(genitive cibī); second declension

  1. food, fodder
  2. nourishment, sustenance

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cibus cibī
genitive cibī cibōrum
dative cibō cibīs
accusative cibum cibōs
ablative cibō cibīs
vocative cibe cibī

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References[edit]

  • Thurneysen 1907 (cf. WH).