licium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain origin; could be a loan from a non-Indo-European language [1].

Noun[edit]

līcium n (genitive līciī); second declension

  1. loop in the texture woven, through which the basic fabric is pulled
  2. thrum, leash
  3. thread

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative līcium līcia
genitive līciī līciōrum
dative līciō līciīs
accusative līcium līcia
ablative līciō līciīs
vocative līcium līcia

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References[edit]

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill

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