ossifragus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From os (bone) + frangō (break).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ossifragus (feminine ossifraga, neuter ossifragum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. bone-breaking

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative ossifragus ossifraga ossifragum ossifragī ossifragae ossifraga
Genitive ossifragī ossifragae ossifragī ossifragōrum ossifragārum ossifragōrum
Dative ossifragō ossifragō ossifragīs
Accusative ossifragum ossifragam ossifragum ossifragōs ossifragās ossifraga
Ablative ossifragō ossifragā ossifragō ossifragīs
Vocative ossifrage ossifraga ossifragum ossifragī ossifragae ossifraga

Noun[edit]

ossifragus (osprey)

ossifragus m (genitive ossifragī); second declension

  1. osprey, sea eagle

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative ossifragus ossifragī
Genitive ossifragī ossifragōrum
Dative ossifragō ossifragīs
Accusative ossifragum ossifragōs
Ablative ossifragō ossifragīs
Vocative ossifrage ossifragī

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: ossífrag
  • English: osprey
  • Vulgar Latin: ossifrangens

References[edit]

  • ossifragus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ossifragus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette