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EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. Various theories include:

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cunnus m (genitive cunnī); second declension

  1. woman
    • 40/41 CE, Horatius, Sermones, I, 3:
      nam fuit ante Helenam cunnus taeterrima belli
      causa, sed ignotis perierunt mortibus illi,
      quos venerem incertam rapientis more ferarum
      viribus editior caedebat ut in grege taurus.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. (vulgar) cunt, cunny (obscene word for the vulva)
  3. (vulgar) female pudendum, pubic hair

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cunnus cunnī
Genitive cunnī cunnōrum
Dative cunnō cunnīs
Accusative cunnum cunnōs
Ablative cunnō cunnīs
Vocative cunne cunnī

DescendantsEdit

  • Asturian: coñu
  • Catalan: cony
  • Dalmatian: con
  • Galician: cona
  • French: con
  • Italian: conno
  • Mozarabic: kónno
  • Neapolitan: cunnu
  • Portuguese: cona
  • Sicilian: cunnu
  • Spanish: coño
  • Czech: kunda
  • Slovak: kunda
  • Hungarian: cuni, cunci

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