filix

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain, but possibly via Ancient Greek φύλλον (phúllon) from Proto-Indo-European *bʰel-, the same source as folium, Old Armenian բողբոջ (bołboǰ) and English blossom.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

filix f (genitive filicis); third declension

  1. fern

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative filix filicēs
Genitive filicis filicum
Dative filicī filicibus
Accusative filicem filicēs
Ablative filice filicibus
Vocative filix filicēs

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Munchener Studien zur Sprachwissenschaft, Volumes 44-46