aclys

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in Virgil’s Aeneid, taken from the Ancient Greek ἀγκῠλῐ́ς (ankulís, hook”, “barb).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aclys f (genitive aclydis); third declension

  1. a small javelin attached to a strap

Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative aclys aclydēs
genitive aclydis aclydum
dative aclydī aclydibus
accusative aclydem aclydēs
ablative aclyde aclydibus
vocative aclys aclydēs

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • aclys” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • āclys” on page 23/2 of Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français (1934)
  • aclys” on page 28/3 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)