coturnix

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Latin *quocturnix, imitative of the bird's cry.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cōturnīx f ‎(genitive cōturnīcis); third declension

  1. quail (also used as endearingly)

InflectionEdit

  • The first syllable may also scan short as coturnīx instead of cōturnīx.

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cōturnīx cōturnīcēs
genitive cōturnīcis cōturnīcum
dative cōturnīcī cōturnīcibus
accusative cōturnīcem cōturnīcēs
ablative cōturnīce cōturnīcibus
vocative cōturnīx cōturnīcēs

DescendantsEdit

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