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EtymologyEdit

From Old Latin lacnius, from Proto-Indo-European *lek- (to tear, rend). Cognates include Latin lacer (torn, mangled), lacinia (edge, flap) and Ancient Greek λᾰκίζω (lakízō, to tear to pieces).

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lanius m (genitive laniī or lanī); second declension

  1. butcher

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative lanius laniī
Genitive laniī
lanī1
laniōrum
Dative laniō laniīs
Accusative lanium laniōs
Ablative laniō laniīs
Vocative lanie laniī

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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