See also: Sturnus

Latin edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Indo-European *storo- (starling) or *(s)tern- (starling), same ultimate source as Old Prussian starnite (gull), English starling. Traditionally, perhaps spuriously, associated with Ancient Greek ψάρ (psár, starling), cognate with English sparrow through an etymon with similar sound.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

sturnus m (genitive sturnī); second declension

  1. starling

Declension edit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative sturnus sturnī
Genitive sturnī sturnōrum
Dative sturnō sturnīs
Accusative sturnum sturnōs
Ablative sturnō sturnīs
Vocative sturne sturnī

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