Latin edit

Etymology 1 edit

See parcō.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

parcus (feminine parca, neuter parcum, comparative parcior, superlative parcissimus); first/second-declension adjective

  1. sparing, frugal, thrifty
    Synonym: frūgālis
  2. scanty, slight, little, small
    Synonyms: modicus, paucus, perpaucus
    Antonym: nimius
Declension edit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative parcus parca parcum parcī parcae parca
Genitive parcī parcae parcī parcōrum parcārum parcōrum
Dative parcō parcō parcīs
Accusative parcum parcam parcum parcōs parcās parca
Ablative parcō parcā parcō parcīs
Vocative parce parca parcum parcī parcae parca
Derived terms edit
Descendants edit
  • Catalan: parc
  • Italian: parco
  • Portuguese: parco
  • Spanish: parco

Etymology 2 edit

Noun edit

parcus m (genitive parcī); second declension

  1. Alternative form of parricus (enclosure, fence)

Further reading edit

  • parcus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • parcus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • parcus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • parcus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • parcus - ΛΟΓΕΙΟΝ (since 2011) Dictionaries for Ancient Greek and Latin (in English, French, Spanish, German, Dutch) University of Chicago.