cornix

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱorh₂-, imitative of harsh sounds (compare Middle Irish crú, Lithuanian šárka (magpie), Serbo-Croatian svrȁka (magpie), Ancient Greek κόραξ (kórax)), from *ḱer- (compare Latin crepō (I creak, crack), Sanskrit कृपते (kṛ́pate, he laments, implores)).

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cornīx f (genitive cornīcis); third declension

  1. crow

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cornīx cornīcēs
Genitive cornīcis cornīcum
Dative cornīcī cornīcibus
Accusative cornīcem cornīcēs
Ablative cornīce cornīcibus
Vocative cornīx cornīcēs

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