vicis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *weik-, *weig- (to wind, bend); see also German wechsel (change), Swedish viker (willow twig, wand), Old Norse vikja (to bend, turn), Old English wician (to yield, give way) and wice (wych elm), Sanskrit विष्टी (viṣṭī, changeable, changing).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vicis f; genitive; no nominative singular

  1. change, alternation, turn
  2. succession
  3. condition, lot

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative vicēs
genitive vicis vicum
dative vicī vicibus
accusative vicem vicēs
ablative vice vicibus
vocative vicēs

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Noun[edit]

vīcīs

  1. dative plural of vīcus
  2. ablative plural of vīcus