coix

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

coix (uncountable)

  1. An East Asian grass, Coix lacryma-jobi, sometimes harvested as a cereal.

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin cōxus (lame), from Latin coxa. Compare Spanish cojo, Portuguese coxo, Aragonese coixo.

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Adjective[edit]

coix (feminine coixa, masculine plural coixos, feminine plural coixes)

  1. lame
  2. wobbly (due to one leg being shorter)

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κόϊξ (kóïx).

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Noun[edit]

coix f (genitive coicis); third declension

  1. a kind of Ethiopian palm

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative coix coicēs
Genitive coicis coicum
Dative coicī coicibus
Accusative coicem coicēs
Ablative coice coicibus
Vocative coix coicēs

Descendants[edit]

  • Translingual: Coix

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