chirurgus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek χειρουργός (kheirourgós), from χείρ (kheír, hand) + ἔργον (érgon, work).

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NounEdit

chīrūrgus m (genitive chīrūrgī); second declension

  1. surgeon, chirurgeon

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative chīrūrgus chīrūrgī
Genitive chīrūrgī chīrūrgōrum
Dative chīrūrgō chīrūrgīs
Accusative chīrūrgum chīrūrgōs
Ablative chīrūrgō chīrūrgīs
Vocative chīrūrge chīrūrgī

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ReferencesEdit

  • chirurgus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • chirurgus in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934