strix

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *streyg- (line). See stringō.

Noun[edit]

strix f (genitive strigis); third declension

  1. channel, groove, furrow
Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative strix strigēs
genitive strigis strigum
dative strigī strigibus
accusative strigem strigēs
ablative strige strigibus
vocative strix strigēs
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek στρίγξ (strínx, 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.

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

References[edit]

  • strix in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • strix in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • strix in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette