alica

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἆλιξ (âlix) ‘rice-wheat groat’.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alica f (genitive alicae); first declension

  1. A form of wheat (either spelt or emmer)
  2. grits prepared from this grain
  3. A drink prepared from these grits

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative alica alicae
genitive alicae alicārum
dative alicae alicīs
accusative alicam alicās
ablative alicā alicīs
vocative alica alicae

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Michiel de Vaan, Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the Other Italic Languages (Leiden: Brill, 2009), 33.