scrofa

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin scrōfa.

Noun[edit]

scrofa f (plural scrofe)

  1. sow (female pig)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Sometimes used pejoratively of a woman

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally "digger, rooter," from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to cut).

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Noun[edit]

scrōfa f (genitive scrōfae); first declension

  1. sow (female pig, especially one used for breeding)

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative scrōfa scrōfae
genitive scrōfae scrōfārum
dative scrōfae scrōfīs
accusative scrōfam scrōfās
ablative scrōfā scrōfīs
vocative scrōfa scrōfae

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