sorex

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain; possibly related to susurrus, or Ancient Greek ὕραξ (húrax, shrewmouse).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sorex m (genitive soricis)

  1. shrew, shrewmouse

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative sorex soricēs
genitive soricis soricum
dative soricī soricibus
accusative soricem soricēs
ablative sorice soricibus
vocative sorex soricēs

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References[edit]

  • sorex in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sorex in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “sorex”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • sorex” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)