lanius

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Latin lacnius, from Proto-Indo-European *lek- (to tear, rend). Cognates include Latin lacer (torn, mangled), lacinia (edge, flap) and Ancient Greek λᾰκίζω (lakízō, to tear to pieces).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lanius m (genitive laniī); second declension

  1. butcher

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative lanius laniī
genitive laniī laniōrum
dative laniō laniīs
accusative lanium laniōs
ablative laniō laniīs
vocative lanie laniī

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References[edit]

  • lanius in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • lanius in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “lanius”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • lanius” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)