glis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the same Proto-Indo-European root of Ancient Greek γαλέη (galéē, weasel).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

glīs m (genitive glīris); third declension

  1. dormouse

Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem.

Case Singular Plural
nominative glīs glīrēs
genitive glīris glīrium
dative glīrī glīribus
accusative glīrem glīrēs
ablative glīre glīribus
vocative glīs glīrēs

Descendants[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *gley- (to stick; to spread, to smear)[1]. See also Latin glūten and glutus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

glis f (genitive glitis); third declension

  1. (mineralogy) A tenacious kind of earth

Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem.

Case Singular Plural
nominative glis glitēs
genitive glitis glitium
dative glitī glitibus
accusative glitem glitēs
ablative glite glitibus
vocative glis glitēs

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959), “glei-”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume II, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, pages 362-363