vox

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See also: VOX and VOx

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *wṓkʷs (speech, voice), an o-grade root noun of *wekʷ- (to speak). Cognates include Sanskrit वाच् (vā́c) and Ancient Greek ὄψ (óps).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vōx f (genitive vōcis); third declension

  1. voice
  2. accent
  3. speech, remark
  4. (grammar) voice; indicating the relation of the subject of the verb to the action which the verb expresses
  5. vocative singular of vox

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative vōx vōcēs
genitive vōcis vōcum
dative vōcī vōcibus
accusative vōcem vōcēs
ablative vōce vōcibus
vocative vōx vōcēs

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References[edit]

  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, page 691f
  • vox in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879