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From porta.



porticus f (genitive porticūs); fourth declension

  1. colonnade, arcade
  2. portico


Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative porticus porticūs
genitive porticūs porticuum
dative porticuī porticibus
accusative porticum porticūs
ablative porticū porticibus
vocative porticus porticūs



  • porticus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • porticus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “porticus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • porticus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to undertake a contract for building a portico: redimere, conducere porticum aedificandam (Div. 2. 21. 47)
  • porticus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • porticus in Samuel Ball Platner (1929), Thomas Ashby, editor, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome, London: Oxford University Press
  • porticus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin