scorpio

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Latin[edit]

scorpius (a scorpion)

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σκορπίος (skorpíos).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈskor.pi.oː/, [ˈs̠kɔr.pi.oː]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈskor.pi.o/, [ˈskɔr.pi.ɔ]
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Noun[edit]

scorpiō m (genitive scorpiōnis); third declension

  1. a scorpion
  2. a kind of prickly sea fish, possibly the scorpionfish or sculpin
  3. a kind of prickly plant
  4. (military) scorpion, a small catapult

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative scorpiō scorpiōnēs
Genitive scorpiōnis scorpiōnum
Dative scorpiōnī scorpiōnibus
Accusative scorpiōnem scorpiōnēs
Ablative scorpiōne scorpiōnibus
Vocative scorpiō scorpiōnēs

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