larus

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See also: Larus and Lárus

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek λάρος (láros), from Proto-Indo-European *la-, itself possibly imitative.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

larus m (genitive larī); second declension

  1. a ravenous seabird, perhaps a gull or mew

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative larus larī
genitive larī larōrum
dative larō larīs
accusative larum larōs
ablative larō larīs
vocative lare larī

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • larus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “larus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • larus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Roberts, Edward A. (2014) A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Spanish Language with Families of Words based on Indo-European Roots, Xlibris Corporation, ISBN 978-1-4931-9108-6