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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *kaznos, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱas- (compare Welsh cannu (to whiten), ceinach (hare), English hare, Latin cascus (old), Ancient Greek ξανθός (xanthós, yellow), Old Prussian sasnis (hare), Pashto سوی(soe, hare), Sanskrit शश (śaśa, hare)).

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cānus (feminine cāna, neuter cānum); first/second declension

  1. white
  2. hoary
  3. (of water) frothy
  4. (of hair) gray

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative cānus cāna cānum cānī cānae cāna
Genitive cānī cānae cānī cānōrum cānārum cānōrum
Dative cānō cānae cānō cānīs cānīs cānīs
Accusative cānum cānam cānum cānōs cānās cāna
Ablative cānō cānā cānō cānīs cānīs cānīs
Vocative cāne cāna cānum cānī cānae cāna

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