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Latin

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From stria (furrow, channel).

Noun

strix (genitive strigis); f, third declension

  1. channel, groove, furrow
Inflection
Number Singular Plural
nominative strix strigēs
genitive strigis strigum
dative strigī strigibus
accusative strigem strigēs
ablative strige strigibus
vocative strix strigēs
Related terms

Etymology 2

From Ancient Greek στρίγξ (strinks) "screecher".

Noun

strix (genitive strigis); f, third declension

  1. screech owl, believed to suck the blood of young children
  2. (hence) witch
Inflection
Number Singular Plural
nominative strix strigēs
genitive strigis strigum
dative strigī strigibus
accusative strigem strigēs
ablative strige strigibus
vocative strix strigēs

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