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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *wal- (stick, stake), from Proto-Indo-European *wel-, *welʷ- (to turn, wind, roll). Cognate with Proto-Germanic *waluz.

NounEdit

vallus m (genitive vallī); second declension

  1. palisade
  2. stake, pole

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative vallus vallī
Genitive vallī vallōrum
Dative vallō vallīs
Accusative vallum vallōs
Ablative vallō vallīs
Vocative valle vallī

ReferencesEdit

  • vallus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • vallus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • vallus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • vallus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers