circulus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Diminutive of circus.

NounEdit

circulus m (genitive circulī); second declension

  1. circle (geometric figure)
  2. An orbit (circular path)
  3. A ring, hoop
  4. A necklace, chain
  5. A company, social gathering, group
  6. (Medieval) A calendrical cycle
    Huius sexto anno primus Dionisi circulus inchoat
    In the sixth year of which [reign], the first cycle of Dionysius begins. — Bede, Chronica Minora

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative circulus circulī
genitive circulī circulōrum
dative circulō circulīs
accusative circulum circulōs
ablative circulō circulīs
vocative circule circulī

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Last modified on 26 March 2014, at 06:19