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

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number 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