tergus

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Proto-Indo-European *tragʰ- ‎(to draw, drag). Cognates include Ancient Greek τρέχω ‎(trékhō), English drag, draw, trigger, track and Latin trahō.

Noun[edit]

tergus n ‎(genitive tergoris); third declension

  1. back, rear
  2. hide, skin

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
nominative tergus tergora
genitive tergoris tergorum
dative tergorī tergoribus
accusative tergus tergora
ablative tergore tergoribus
vocative tergus tergora

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