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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

lātrō(thief) +‎ -culus

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lātrunculus m ‎(genitive lātrunculī); second declension

  1. highwayman, robber.
  2. a man in the Ancient Roman boardgame of ludus latrunculi, extended to pieces in other games such as chess and draughts.

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative lātrunculus lātrunculī
genitive lātrunculī lātrunculōrum
dative lātrunculō lātrunculīs
accusative lātrunculum lātrunculōs
ablative lātrunculō lātrunculīs
vocative lātruncule lātrunculī

See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Latin · latrunculi, milites scaccorum (layout · text)
           
rex regina turris episcopus eques pedes

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