crinis

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *krisnis, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker-(to turn, bend). Cognate with Latin crista, crispus(curly) and Albanian krip.

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Noun[edit]

crīnis m (genitive crīnis); third declension

  1. hair of the head, lock of hair, plume
  2. tail of a comet

Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem.

Case Singular Plural
nominative crīnis crīnēs
genitive crīnis crīnium
dative crīnī crīnibus
accusative crīnem crīnēs
ablative crīne crīnibus
vocative crīnis crīnēs

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