bercaria

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Etymology[edit]

Medieval Latin. ===Etymology===

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Noun[edit]

bercāria f ‎(genitive bercāriae); first declension

  1. a sheepcote; a small building for sheltering sheep.

Usage notes[edit]

R. E. Latham's Revised Medieval Latin Word-List translates bercāria as sheepfold ‎(a pen for enclosing sheep), C. Dyer's research[1] states that this is incorrect and should be translated as sheepcote ‎(a small building for sheltering sheep).

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative bercāria bercāriae
genitive bercāriae bercāriārum
dative bercāriae bercāriīs
accusative bercāriam bercāriās
ablative bercāriā bercāriīs
vocative bercāria bercāriae

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Noun[edit]

bercāria f ‎(genitive bercāriae); first declension

  1. a tannery

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative bercāria bercāriae
genitive bercāriae bercāriārum
dative bercāriae bercāriīs
accusative bercāriam bercāriās
ablative bercāriā bercāriīs
vocative bercāria bercāriae

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Christopher Dyer, Sheepcotes: Evidence for Medieval Sheepfarming, University of Birmingham