strix

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From stria (furrow, channel).

Noun[edit]

strix f (genitive strigis); third declension

  1. channel, groove, furrow
Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative strix strigēs
genitive strigis strigum
dative strigī strigibus
accusative strigem strigēs
ablative strige strigibus
vocative strix strigēs
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek στρίγξ (strínks) "screecher".

Noun[edit]

strix f (genitive strigis); third declension

  1. screech owl, believed to suck the blood of young children
  2. (hence) witch
Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative strix strigēs
genitive strigis strigum
dative strigī strigibus
accusative strigem strigēs
ablative strige strigibus
vocative strix strigēs
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Descendants[edit]