sexus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *seksus, from Proto-Indo-European *séksus, from *sek- (to cut), thus meaning section, division (in male and female).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sexus m (genitive sexūs); fourth declension

  1. division
  2. sex; gender

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative sexus sexūs
Genitive sexūs sexuum
Dative sexuī sexibus
Accusative sexum sexūs
Ablative sexū sexibus
Vocative sexus sexūs

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