LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Pliny mentions it as unknown in Italy; Schuchardt explains it as borrowed from the Berber term for the oak at that time.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cerrus f (genitive cerrī); second declension

  1. Turkey oak (tree, Quercus cerris)

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cerrus cerrī
Genitive cerrī cerrōrum
Dative cerrō cerrīs
Accusative cerrum cerrōs
Ablative cerrō cerrīs
Vocative cerre cerrī

DescendantsEdit

  • Albanian: qarr
  • Aromanian: tser
  • Italian: cerro
  • Romanian: cer
  • Hungarian: cser

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