baiulus

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Etymology[edit]

Unknown. It easily is some substrate vocabulary via employment of foreign workers.

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Noun[edit]

bāiulus m (genitive bāiulī); second declension

  1. a carrier: a porter
  2. one who carries an activity out or on, particularly:
    1. a manager: a steward or (Medieval) bailiff
    2. an administrator

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative bāiulus bāiulī
Genitive bāiulī bāiulōrum
Dative bāiulō bāiulīs
Accusative bāiulum bāiulōs
Ablative bāiulō bāiulīs
Vocative bāiule bāiulī

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References[edit]

  • Ernout, Alfred; Meillet, Antoine (2001), “baiulus”, in Dictionnaire étymologique de la langue latine: histoire des mots (in French), with additions and corrections of André J., 4th edition, Paris: Klincksieck, page 64
  • baiulus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • baiulus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers