hiulcus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hiō (yawn, gape).

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hiulcus m (feminine hiulca, neuter hiulcum); first/second declension

  1. gaping, split, cleft, opened, open; cracked
  2. (poetic) destroying, cleaving
  3. (figuratively) not well connected, forming a hiatus, disconnected
  4. (figuratively) eager, longing, desirous

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative hiulcus hiulca hiulcum hiulcī hiulcae hiulca
genitive hiulcī hiulcae hiulcī hiulcōrum hiulcārum hiulcōrum
dative hiulcō hiulcae hiulcō hiulcīs hiulcīs hiulcīs
accusative hiulcum hiulcam hiulcum hiulcōs hiulcās hiulca
ablative hiulcō hiulcā hiulcō hiulcīs hiulcīs hiulcīs
vocative hiulce hiulca hiulcum hiulcī hiulcae hiulca

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References[edit]

  • hiulcus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879