vicus

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Latin vīcus (village).

NounEdit

vicus (plural vici)

  1. a small civilian settlement outside a Roman fort

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Ancient Greek οἶκος (oikos, house), Sanskrit víś (settlement, dwelling-place), Gothic 𐍅𐌴𐌹𐌷𐍃 (weihs, village, place), from Proto-Indo-European *weiḱ- (to settle; settlement, tribe).

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NounEdit

vīcus m (genitive vīcī); second declension

  1. street; quarter; row of houses
  2. village; hamlet

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InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative vīcus vīcī
genitive vīcī vīcōrum
dative vīcō vīcīs
accusative vīcum vīcōs
ablative vīcō vīcīs
vocative vīce vīcī

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Last modified on 24 February 2014, at 02:51