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.

Number 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 & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.