tricae

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *terkʷ- (to turn).[1] Cognate to Latin torqueō.

Noun[edit]

trīcae f pl (genitive trīcārum); first declension

  1. (plural only) trifles, toys, trumpery
  2. (plural only) hindrances, impediments

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Plural
nominative trīcae
genitive trīcārum
dative trīcīs
accusative trīcās
ablative trīcīs
vocative trīcae

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References[edit]

  • tricae in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • extricate in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
  1. ^ Shipley, The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots, p. 408