porcile

ItalianEdit

 
Maiali in un porcile – Pigs in a pigsty

EtymologyEdit

From porco (pig) +‎ -ile (-arium). Displaced Classical Latin suīle.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /porˈt͡ʃi.le/, [por̺ˈt͡ʃiːl̺e]
  • Hyphenation: por‧cì‧le

NounEdit

porcile m (plural porcili)

 
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  1. pigsty, specifically:
    1. An enclosure where pigs are kept.
    2. (figuratively, colloquial) A dirty or very untidy place.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

porcus +‎ -īle.

NounEdit

porcīle n (genitive porcīlis); third declension

  1. (Medieval Latin) a pigsty
    Synonym: suīle

DeclensionEdit

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

Case Singular Plural
Nominative porcīle porcīlia
Genitive porcīlis porcīlium
Dative porcīlī porcīlibus
Accusative porcīle porcīlia
Ablative porcīlī porcīlibus
Vocative porcīle porcīlia

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