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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *seksus, from Proto-Indo-European *séksus, from *sek- (to cut), thus meaning section, division (in male and female).

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NounEdit

sexus m (genitive sexūs); fourth declension

  1. division
  2. sex; gender

InflectionEdit

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative sexus sexūs
genitive sexūs sexuum
dative sexuī sexibus
accusative sexum sexūs
ablative sexū sexibus
vocative sexus sexūs

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