scapus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

scapus ‎(plural scapi)

  1. (botany, zoology) A scape.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *skapos,[1] from *skap-. Cognate with Latin Scipiō, scamnum, cippus, Ancient Greek σκήπτω ‎(skḗptō).

Noun[edit]

scapus m ‎(genitive scapī); second declension

  1. stem, stalk (of a plant)
  2. shaft (or similar upright column)

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative scapus scapī
genitive scapī scapōrum
dative scapō scapīs
accusative scapum scapōs
ablative scapō scapīs
vocative scape scapī

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References[edit]

  1. ^ A Grammar of Modern Indo-European, Second Edition: Quiles, Language and Culture, Writing System and Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, Texts and Dictionary