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Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Italic *owis, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ówis (sheep) or *h₃éwis. Cognate with Sanskrit अवि (ávi), Ancient Greek ὄϊς (óïs), English ewe.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ovis f (genitive ovis); third declension

  1. sheep
DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun (i-stem, ablative singular in -e or ).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative ovis ovēs
Genitive ovis ovium
Dative ovī ovibus
Accusative ovem ovēs
ovīs
Ablative ove
ovī
ovibus
Vocative ovis ovēs
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Aromanian: oai
  • Istro-Romanian: oie
  • Megleno-Romanian: oaiă

Coordinate termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

ōvīs

  1. dative/ablative plural of ōvum

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