scortum

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ker-, *sker-, see also Dutch scheren, German scheren, Norwegian skjære, Swedish skära, Ancient Greek κείρω ‎(keírō, I cut off), Albanian harr ‎(to cut, to mow), Lithuanian skìrti ‎(separate), Welsh ysgar ‎(separate), Old Armenian քերեմ ‎(kʿerem, to scrape, scratch).

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NounEdit

scortum n ‎(genitive scortī); second declension

  1. a skin, hide
  2. a harlot, prostitute

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative scortum scorta
genitive scortī scortōrum
dative scortō scortīs
accusative scortum scorta
ablative scortō scortīs
vocative scortum scorta

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