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 and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • gurges in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “gurges”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • gurges” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be drowned in the eddies: gurgitibus hauriri
  • gurges in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray