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canis (a dog)

Etymology 1Edit

Older canēs, remodelled with generalization of the accusative form's vowel, from Proto-Italic *kō (acc. *kwanem, gen. *kunos),[1] from Proto-Indo-European *ḱwṓ.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈka.nis/, [ˈka.nɪs]
  • (file)

NounEdit

canis m, f (genitive canis); third declension

  1. a dog (animal)
  2. a dog (foul person)
InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative canis canēs
Genitive canis canum
Dative canī canibus
Accusative canem canēs
Ablative cane canibus
Vocative canis canēs

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

canīs

  1. inflection of canus:
    1. dative masculine plural
    2. dative feminine plural
    3. dative neuter plural
    4. ablative masculine plural
    5. ablative feminine plural
    6. ablative neuter plural

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

canis

  1. second-person singular present active indicative of canō

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 87

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

canis m

  1. plural of canil

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

canis

  1. plural of cani