Reconstruction:Latin/piccus

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This Latin entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possible borrowing from Frankish *pikk, *pīk (compare Dutch piek (peak, pike), from Proto-Germanic *pikjaz, *pīkaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*pīccus m (genitive *pīccī); second declension

  1. (Vulgar Latin) sharp point, peak
  2. (Vulgar Latin) spike, pike

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Italo-Western declension of *pīccus
Number Singular Plural
nominative *píccọs *pícci
genitive *pícci *piccọ́rọ
dative *píccọ *píccis
accusative-ablative *píccọ *píccọs
Sardinian declension of *pīccus
Number Singular Plural
nominative *píccus *pícci
genitive *pícci *piccóru
dative *pícco *píccis
accusative-ablative *píccu *píccos

Descendants[edit]