LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin oculus, which underwent syncope. This term is attested[1] in the Appendix Probi, a compilation of common mistakes written in the Late Antiquity.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

oclus m (genitive oclī); second declension

  1. (Vulgar Latin, proscribed) Alternative form of oculus ("eye").

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative oclus oclī
Genitive oclī oclōrum
Dative oclō oclīs
Accusative oclum oclōs
Ablative oclō oclīs
Vocative ocle oclī

Second declension.

Italo-Western declension of *oclus
Number Singular Plural
nominative *ǫ́clọs *ǫ́cli
genitive *ǫ́cli *ǫclọ́rọ
dative *ǫ́clọ *ǫ́clis
accusative-ablative *ǫ́clọ *ǫ́clọs
Eastern declension of *oclus
Number Singular Plural
nominative *ǫ́clus *ǫ́cli
genitive *ǫ́cli *ǫclóru
dative *ǫ́clo *ǫ́clis
accusative-ablative *ǫ́clu *ǫ́clos
Sardinian declension of *oclus
Number Singular Plural
nominative *ǫ́clus *ǫ́cli
genitive *ǫ́cli *ǫclóru
dative *ǫ́clo *ǫ́clis
accusative-ablative *ǫ́clu *ǫ́clos

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