scorpius

See also: Scorpius

LatinEdit

 
scorpius (a scorpion)

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek σκορπίος (skorpíos).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈskor.pi.us/, [ˈskɔr.pi.ʊs]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈskor.pi.us/, [ˈskɔr.pi.us]
  • (file)

NounEdit

scorpius m (genitive scorpiī or scorpī); second declension

  1. a scorpion
  2. a kind of prickly sea fish
  3. a kind of prickly plant
  4. (military) a scorpion, a small catapult

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative scorpius scorpiī
Genitive scorpiī
scorpī1
scorpiōrum
Dative scorpiō scorpiīs
Accusative scorpium scorpiōs
Ablative scorpiō scorpiīs
Vocative scorpie scorpiī

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

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

See scorpiō

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