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From ali- (some) +‎ cubī̆ (where), the original form of ubī̆, from the PIE interrogative stem *kʷo-. Compare uter (which of two) which replaced *cuter, from *kʷóteros.

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alicubī̆ (not comparable)

  1. somewhere
    Synonym: uspiam

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References edit

  • alicubi”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • alicubi”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • alicubi in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to take up one's abode in a place, settle down somewhere: sedem collocare alicubi (Rep. 2. 19. 34)
    • to take up one's abode in a place, settle down somewhere: sedem ac domicilium (fortunas suas) constituere alicubi
    • to take up one's abode in a place, settle down somewhere: considere alicubi (Att. 5. 14. 1)