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EtymologyEdit

From Salix, the genus name.

NounEdit

salix (plural salixes or salices)

  1. Any member of the genus Salix; a willow.

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *saləḱ-, *salək- (willow)

Cognate with Middle Irish sail, Welsh helygen, Breton halegen (willow), Cornish helyk, Old English sealh, English sallow.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

salix f (genitive salicis); third declension

  1. willow
  2. a willow branch

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative salix salicēs
Genitive salicis salicum
Dative salicī salicibus
Accusative salicem salicēs
Ablative salice salicibus
Vocative salix salicēs

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • salix in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • salix in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • salix in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 536