pergula

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

The origin is uncertain. Has been compared to Lithuanian pérgas ‎(canoe), Old Church Slavonic прагъ ‎(pragŭ, doorpost), Old Norse forkr ‎(bar, stick), but the meanings are too divergent.

NounEdit

pergula f ‎(genitive pergulae); first declension

  1. A booth, stall or shop in front of a house
  2. A hut or hovel
  3. A brothel
  4. An arbour
  5. A framework supporting a vine or plant

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pergula pergulae
genitive pergulae pergulārum
dative pergulae pergulīs
accusative pergulam pergulās
ablative pergulā pergulīs
vocative pergula pergulae

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 460
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