scortum

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ker-, *sker-, see also Dutch scheren, German scheren, Norwegian skjære, Swedish skära, Ancient Greek κείρω (keirō, I cut off), Albanian harr (to cut, to mow), Lithuanian skìrti (separate), Welsh ysgar (separate), Old Armenian քերեմ (kʿerem, to scrape, scratch).

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NounEdit

scortum n (genitive scortī); second declension

  1. a skin, hide
  2. a harlot, prostitute

InflectionEdit

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative scortum scorta
genitive scortī scortōrum
dative scortō scortīs
accusative scortum scorta
ablative scortō scortīs
vocative scortum scorta

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Last modified on 13 November 2013, at 15:27