trux

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EtymologyEdit

May be from Proto-Indo-European *truḱ-, a metathesis of *turḱ-, zero-grade of *twerḱ- ‎(to cut). Cognate with Ancient Greek σάρξ ‎(sárx), Old Irish tru, troich ‎(fated to die) and others in Sanskrit and Hittite.[1]

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

trux m, f, n ‎(genitive trucis, comparative trucior, superlative trucissimus); third declension

  1. wild, rough, harsh, savage, fierce, ferocious
  2. grim, stern

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative trux trucēs trucia
genitive trucis trucium
dative trucī trucibus
accusative trucem trux trucēs trucia
ablative trucī trucibus
vocative trux trucēs trucia

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Partridge, Origins: A Short Etymological Dictionary of Modern English
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