LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sexus m (genitive sexūs); fourth declension

  1. division
  2. sex; gender

DeclensionEdit

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative sexus sexūs
Genitive sexūs sexuum
Dative sexuī sexibus
Accusative sexum sexūs
Ablative sexū sexibus
Vocative sexus sexūs

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: sexe
  • English: sex
  • French: sexe
  • Italian: sesso

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