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aclys

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested in Virgil’s Aeneid, taken from the Ancient Greek ἀγκῠλῐ́ς (ankulís, hook”, “barb).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aclys f (genitive aclydis); third declension

  1. a small javelin attached to a strap

DeclensionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative aclys aclydēs
genitive aclydis aclydum
dative aclydī aclydibus
accusative aclydem aclydēs
ablative aclyde aclydibus
vocative aclys aclydēs

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • aclys in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • āclys” on page 23/2 of Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • “aclys” on page 28/3 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)