alica

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing 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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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • alica in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “alica”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • alica in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • alica in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  1. ^ Michiel de Vaan, Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the Other Italic Languages (Leiden: Brill, 2009), 33.