broccus

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly borrowed from Gaulish *brokkos, from Proto-Celtic *brokkos (badger).[1][2][3]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

broccus m (genitive broccī); second declension

  1. A person having projecting teeth, a buck-toothed person

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative broccus broccī
Genitive broccī broccōrum
Dative broccō broccīs
Accusative broccum broccōs
Ablative broccō broccīs
Vocative brocce broccī

AdjectiveEdit

broccus (feminine brocca, neuter broccum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. having projecting teeth, buck-toothed
    • c. 2C. BC, Plautus, Sitellitergus (very short fragment):
      Bea mihi insignitos pueros pariat postea aut varum aut valgum aut compernem aut paetum aut brocchum filium.
      Well, remarkable boys she'd bear me after that, maybe a bow-legged, or knock-kneed, or thunder-thighed, or squint-eyed or buck-toothed kid.

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative broccus brocca broccum broccī broccae brocca
Genitive broccī broccae broccī broccōrum broccārum broccōrum
Dative broccō broccō broccīs
Accusative broccum broccam broccum broccōs broccās brocca
Ablative broccō broccā broccō broccīs
Vocative brocce brocca broccum broccī broccae brocca

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: broc, broca
  • French: broche
  • Galician: broco, broca; broche (from French)
  • Italian: brocco

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Walde, Alois; Hofmann, Johann Baptist (1938) , “broccus”, in Lateinisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume 1, 3rd edition, Heidelberg: Carl Winter, page 116
  2. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) , “*brokko-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 80
  3. ^ broche” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).