Last modified on 21 May 2014, at 12:23

scortum

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit