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Latin carex

NounEdit

carex (plural carexes or carices)

  1. Any member of the genus Carex of sedges.

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *kars- (to scratch, scrape, rub, card). See also Sanskrit कषति (kaṣati, scratches, rubs), Middle Low German harsch (hairy), Russian короста (korosta, scab), Old Church Slavonic краста (krasta), Lithuanian karsiu (to comb).

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NounEdit

cārex f (genitive cāricis); third declension

  1. reedgrass
  2. sedges
  3. rushes

InflectionEdit

  • Third declension.
Case Singular Plural
Nominative cārex cāricēs
Genitive cāricis cāricum
Dative cāricī cāricibus
Accusative cāricem cāricēs
Ablative cārice cāricibus
Vocative cārex cāricēs

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