Latin edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Frankish *þorp, from Proto-Germanic *þurpą (group, crowd, village) or Proto-Germanic *þruppaz, *þrubą (cluster).[1]

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

troppus m (genitive troppī); second declension[2][3]

  1. (Medieval Latin) herd, flock

Declension edit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative troppus troppī
Genitive troppī troppōrum
Dative troppō troppīs
Accusative troppum troppōs
Ablative troppō troppīs
Vocative troppe troppī

Descendants edit

From feminine *truppa
  • Old French: trope, trupe
    • Middle French: troupe
      • French: troupe (see there for further descendants)
  • Iberian:
  • Italian: truppa
  • Old Occitan: tropa
  • Sicilian: truppa
From masculine *troppus

References edit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*þruban-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 548
  2. ^ Niermeyer, Jan Frederik (1976), “troppus”, in Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus, Leiden, Boston: E. J. Brill, page 1046
  3. ^ troppus 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)