fulica

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Pokorny, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰel- (to shine). Compare Ancient Greek φαλός (phalós, white), Sanskrit भाल (bhāla, splendour), Old Armenian բալ (bal, fog) and Old English bǣl (English bale)[1].

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fulica f (genitive fulicae); first declension

  1. a coot
  2. waterfowl

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative fulica fulicae
Genitive fulicae fulicārum
Dative fulicae fulicīs
Accusative fulicam fulicās
Ablative fulicā fulicīs
Vocative fulica fulicae

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: folliga, fotja
  • French: foulque
  • Italian: folaga
  • Occitan: folca

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959), “bhel-”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume I, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, pages 118-119