glottis

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Etymology[edit]

Late 16th century borrowing from New Latin glōttis, from Ancient Greek γλωττῐ́ς (glōttís, mouth of the windpipe), from γλῶττᾰ (glôtta, tongue) +‎ -ῐς (-is, feminine noun suffix). Cognates include Latin gula.

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glottis (plural glottises or glottides)

  1. (anatomy) The opening between the true vocal cords which is located in the larynx and affects voice modulation through expansion or contraction.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɡlotːis/, [ˈɡlo̞t̪ːis̠]
  • Rhymes: -otːis
  • Syllabification: glot‧tis

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glottis

  1. (anatomy) glottis

Declension[edit]

Inflection of glottis (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative glottis glottikset
genitive glottiksen glottisten
glottiksien
partitive glottista glottiksia
illative glottikseen glottiksiin
singular plural
nominative glottis glottikset
accusative nom. glottis glottikset
gen. glottiksen
genitive glottiksen glottisten
glottiksien
partitive glottista glottiksia
inessive glottiksessa glottiksissa
elative glottiksesta glottiksista
illative glottikseen glottiksiin
adessive glottiksella glottiksilla
ablative glottikselta glottiksilta
allative glottikselle glottiksille
essive glottiksena glottiksina
translative glottikseksi glottiksiksi
instructive glottiksin
abessive glottiksetta glottiksitta
comitative glottiksineen
Possessive forms of glottis (type vastaus)
possessor singular plural
1st person glottikseni glottiksemme
2nd person glottiksesi glottiksenne
3rd person glottiksensa

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek γλωττῐ́ς (glōttís, mouth of the windpipe; corncrake), from γλῶττᾰ (glôtta, tongue) +‎ -ῐς (-is, feminine noun suffix).

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glōttis f (genitive glōttidis); third declension

  1. a little bird
  2. (New Latin, anatomy) the glottis
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Inflection[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative glōttis glōttidēs
Genitive glōttidis glōttidum
Dative glōttidī glōttidibus
Accusative glōttidem glōttidēs
Ablative glōttide glōttidibus
Vocative glōttis glōttidēs

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