pergula

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. Has been compared to Lithuanian pérgas (canoe), Old Church Slavonic прагъ (pragŭ, doorpost), Old Norse forkr (bar, stick), but the meanings are too divergent.

Noun[edit]

pergula f (genitive pergulae); first declension

  1. A booth, stall or shop in front of a house
  2. A hut or hovel
  3. A brothel
  4. An arbour
  5. A framework supporting a vine or plant

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pergula pergulae
genitive pergulae pergulārum
dative pergulae pergulīs
accusative pergulam pergulās
ablative pergulā pergulīs
vocative pergula pergulae

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, page 460