piscis

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duo piscēs (two fish)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *peysḱ-. Cognates include Old Irish íasc, Gothic 𐍆𐌹𐍃𐌺𐍃 ‎(fisks) and Old English fisc (English fish).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

piscis m ‎(genitive piscis); third declension

  1. a fish

Usage notesEdit

The singular form may also be used as a collective noun.

InflectionEdit

Third declension i-stem.

Case Singular Plural
nominative piscis piscēs
genitive piscis piscium
dative piscī piscibus
accusative piscem piscēs
ablative pisce piscibus
vocative piscis piscēs

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ReferencesEdit

  • piscis” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • piscis” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to live on meat, fish, by plunder: vivere carne, piscibus, rapto (Liv. 7. 25)

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AdjectiveEdit

piscis ‎(invariant)

  1. Born under the zodiac sign Pisces.
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