sulcus

EnglishEdit

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *solk-o- ‎(furrow), *selk- ‎(to pull, drag), whence also Old English sulh.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sulcus m ‎(genitive sulcī); second declension

  1. furrow
  2. ploughing

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative sulcus sulcī
genitive sulcī sulcōrum
dative sulcō sulcīs
accusative sulcum sulcōs
ablative sulcō sulcīs
vocative sulce sulcī

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • sulcus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers
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