licium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain origin; could be a loan from a non-Indo-European language [1] or from a root akin to Proto-Indo-European *el-[2].

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, Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, vol. 7, of Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series, Alexander Lubotsky ed., Leiden: Brill, 2008.
  2. ^ Roberts, A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Spanish Language with Families of Words based on Indo-European Roots