ursus

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Latin[edit]

ursus (a bear)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂ŕ̥tḱos ‎(bear). Cognates include Ancient Greek ἄρκτος ‎(árktos), Persian خرس ‎(xers) and Sanskrit ऋक्ष ‎(ṛ́kṣa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ursus m ‎(genitive ursī); second declension

  1. a bear

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ursus ursī
genitive ursī ursōrum
dative ursō ursīs
accusative ursum ursōs
ablative ursō ursīs
vocative urse ursī

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References[edit]

  • ursus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ursus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ursus” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • ursus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ursus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray