pellis

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *pel- (to cover, wrap; skin, hide; cloth). Cognate with Ancient Greek πέλμα (pélma, sole of the foot), Old English fell (fell, skin, hide; garment of skin). More at fell.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pellis f (genitive pellis); third declension

  1. pelt, hide, animal skin
  2. (mycology) the outside of a sporocarp

InflectionEdit

Third declension i-stem.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pellis pellēs
genitive pellis pellium
dative pellī pellibus
accusative pellem pellēs
pellīs
ablative pelle pellibus
vocative pellis pellēs

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Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 12:51