tuscus

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From an earlier form *Truscus[1] or possibly *Turscus (compare Umbrian Turskum),[2] a shortened form of Etruscus (Etruscan),[1] which see for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tuscus (feminine tusca, neuter tuscum); first/second declension

  1. Etruscan
  2. Tuscan

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative tuscus tusca tuscum tuscī tuscae tusca
genitive tuscī tuscae tuscī tuscōrum tuscārum tuscōrum
dative tuscō tuscō tuscīs
accusative tuscum tuscam tuscum tuscōs tuscās tusca
ablative tuscō tuscā tuscō tuscīs
vocative tusce tusca tuscum tuscī tuscae tusca

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Tuscan” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2018.
  2. ^ Giuliano Bonfante, ‎Larissa Bonfante, The Etruscan Language: An Introduction, Revised Editon (2002, ISBN 0719055407), page 51: In other languages, the Etruscans' name comes from a stem turs- (Latin Tuscus, from *Turs-cos, archaic Umbrian turskum (numen), later Umbrian tuscom (nome), Latin Etruria from *E-trus-ia (?), Greek Tyrs-enoi (from Greek tyrsis, Latin turris, 'tower')).