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From Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to cut). See also corium, Proto-Germanic *skeraną (whence English shear), 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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scortum n (genitive scortī); second declension

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

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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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