gurges

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

gurges

  1. plural of gurge

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *gʷerh₃- ‎(to devour) (whence also vorō).

Noun[edit]

gurges m ‎(genitive gurgitis); third declension

  1. A whirlpool.
  2. An eddy.
  3. A gulf, or a sea.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative gurges gurgitēs
genitive gurgitis gurgitum
dative gurgitī gurgitibus
accusative gurgitem gurgitēs
ablative gurgite gurgitibus
vocative gurges gurgitēs

References[edit]

  • gurges” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • gurges” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be drowned in the eddies: gurgitibus hauriri