viculus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A diminutive form of vīcus (a village”, “a street), formed as: vīcus +‎ -ulus (suffix forming diminutives).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vīculus m (genitive vīculī); second declension

  1. a small vilage or hamlet
  2. (Medieval Latin) a minor lane, side-street, or alley

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative vīculus vīculī
genitive vīculī vīculōrum
dative vīculō vīculīs
accusative vīculum vīculōs
ablative vīculō vīculīs
vocative vīcule vīculī

Synonyms[edit]

  • (minor lane, side-street, alley): angiportus (Classical)

References[edit]

  • vīcŭlus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • vīcŭlus” on page 1,673/3 of Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • “uīculus” on page 2,058/1 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)
  • “viculus” on page 1,097/2 of Jan Frederik Niermeyer’s Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus (1976)