carduus

See also: Carduus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Proto-Indo-European *kars (to scratch, scrape, rub, card). See also Sanskrit कषति (kaṣati, scratches, rubs), Middle Low German harsch (hairy), Russian короста (korosta, to itch), Old Church Slavonic краста (krasta), Lithuanian karsiu (to comb).

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

carduus m (genitive carduī); second declension

  1. a wild thistle
  2. the artichoke

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative carduus carduī
genitive carduī carduōrum
dative carduō carduīs
accusative carduum carduōs
ablative carduō carduīs
vocative cardue carduī

Derived termsEdit

  • carduēlis
  • carduētum

DescendantsEdit

Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 14:16