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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

oricla f (genitive oriclae); first declension

  1. (Vulgar Latin, proscribed) Alternative form of auricula ("ear").
    • 3rd–4th century CE, Appendix Probi:
      auris non oricla
      [Use] auris, not oricla.

InflectionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative oricla oriclae
Genitive oriclae oriclārum
Dative oriclae oriclīs
Accusative oriclam oriclās
Ablative oriclā oriclīs
Vocative oricla oriclae

First declension.

Italo-Western declension of *oricla
Number Singular Plural
nominative *ǫ́rẹcla *ǫ́rẹclę
genitive *ǫ́rẹclę *ǫrẹclárọ
dative *ǫ́rẹclę *ǫ́rẹclis
accusative-ablative *ǫ́rẹclã *ǫ́rẹclas
Eastern declension of *oricla
Number Singular Plural
nominative *ǫ́rẹcla *ǫ́rẹclę
genitive *ǫ́rẹclę *ǫrẹcláru
dative *ǫ́rẹclę *ǫ́rẹclis
accusative-ablative *ǫ́rẹclã *ǫ́rẹclas
Sardinian declension of *oricla
Number Singular Plural
nominative *ǫ́ricla *ǫ́riclę
genitive *ǫ́riclę *ǫricláru
dative *ǫ́riclę *ǫ́riclis
accusative-ablative *ǫ́riclã *ǫ́riclas

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