genetrix

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from geni(tor) (parent) +‎ -trīx (-ess, feminine agent noun suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

genetrīx f (genitive genetrīcis); third declension

  1. mother
  2. ancestress

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative genetrīx genetrīcēs
genitive genetrīcis genetrīcum
dative genetrīcī genetrīcibus
accusative genetrīcem genetrīcēs
ablative genetrīce genetrīcibus
vocative genetrīx genetrīcēs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • genetrix in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • genetrix in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • genetrix” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • genetrix in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers