ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ovile.

NounEdit

ovile m (plural ovili)

  1. fold (enclosure for sheep)

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ovis +‎ -īle.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ovīle n (genitive ovīlis); third declension

  1. a sheepfold

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun (neuter, “pure” i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative ovīle ovīlia
Genitive ovīlis ovīlium
Dative ovīlī ovīlibus
Accusative ovīle ovīlia
Ablative ovīlī ovīlibus
Vocative ovīle ovīlia

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Spanish: ovil
  • Italian: ovile

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • ovile in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ovile in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ovile in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • ovile in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ovile in Samuel Ball Platner (1929), Thomas Ashby, editor, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome, London: Oxford University Press
  • ovile in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin