LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)teg- (to cover with a roof) (whence tegō). Cognate with Ancient Greek στέγω (stégō), Old Norse þekja (to cover), Old English þeccean (thatch), Dutch dekken, German decken (to cover, put under roof), Old Irish tech (house), Welsh (house).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tugurium n (genitive tuguriī or tugurī); second declension

  1. a hut, cottage, shack; any primitive dwelling

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative tugurium tuguria
Genitive tuguriī
tugurī1
tuguriōrum
Dative tuguriō tuguriīs
Accusative tugurium tuguria
Ablative tuguriō tuguriīs
Vocative tugurium tuguria

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: tuguri
  • Italian: tugurio
  • Portuguese: tugúrio
  • Spanish: tugurio

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