hirudo

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin hirūdō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [hiˈrudo]
  • Rhymes: -udo
  • Hyphenation: hi‧ru‧do

Noun[edit]

hirudo (accusative singular hirudon, plural hirudoj, accusative plural hirudojn)

  1. leech

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hirūdō f (genitive hirūdinis); third declension

  1. A leech.
    Synonym: sanguisūga

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative hirūdō hirūdinēs
Genitive hirūdinis hirūdinum
Dative hirūdinī hirūdinibus
Accusative hirūdinem hirūdinēs
Ablative hirūdine hirūdinibus
Vocative hirūdō hirūdinēs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • hirudo”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • hirudo”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • hirudo in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • hirudo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette