nox

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See also: Nox and NOx

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *nókʷts. Cognates include Ancient Greek νύξ (nuks), Sanskrit नक्ति (nákti), Old English niht (English night) and Proto-Slavic *noťь.

Noun[edit]

nox f (genitive noctis); third declension

  1. night (period of time)
    Nox pars obscura diei est.
    The night is a dim part of the day.
  2. darkness
  3. A dream
  4. (figuratively) confusion
  5. (figuratively) ignorance
  6. (figuratively) death

Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem.

Number Singular Plural
nominative nox noctēs
genitive noctis noctium
dative noctī noctibus
accusative noctem noctēs
noctīs
ablative nocte noctibus
vocative nox noctēs

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