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EtymologyEdit

From Latin vīcus ‎(village).

NounEdit

vicus ‎(plural vici)

  1. a small civilian settlement outside a Roman fort

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *wéyḱs ‎(village)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vīcus m ‎(genitive vīcī); second declension

  1. street; quarter, neighbourhood; row of houses
  2. village; hamlet
  3. municipal section or ward,farm

DeclensionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative vīcus vīcī
genitive vīcī vīcōrum
dative vīcō vīcīs
accusative vīcum vīcōs
ablative vīcō vīcīs
vocative vīce vīcī

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ReferencesEdit

  • vīcus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • vicus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • VICUS in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • vīcus on page 1,673/3 of Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • vicus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • vicus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • uīcus” on page 2,058 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)
  • vicus” on pages 1,097–1,100 of Jan Frederik Niermeyer’s Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus (1976)
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