oclus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin oculus, which underwent syncope. This term is attested[1] in the Appendix Probi, a compilation of common mistakes written in the Late Antiquity.

Pronunciation[edit]

(Classical) IPA(key): /ˈo.klus/, [ˈɔ.kɫʊs]

Noun[edit]

oclus m (genitive oclī); second declension

  1. (Vulgar Latin) Alternative form of oculus ("eye").

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative oclus oclī
genitive oclī oclōrum
dative oclō oclīs
accusative oclum oclōs
ablative oclō oclīs
vocative ocle oclī

Second declension.

Italo-Western declension of *oclus
Number Singular Plural
nominative *ǫ́clọs *ǫ́cli
genitive *ǫ́cli *ǫclọ́rọ
dative *ǫ́clọ *ǫ́clis
accusative-ablative *ǫ́clọ *ǫ́clọs
Sardinian declension of *oclus
Number Singular Plural
nominative *ǫ́clus *ǫ́cli
genitive *ǫ́cli *ǫclóru
dative *ǫ́clo *ǫ́clis
accusative-ablative *ǫ́clu *ǫ́clos
Descendants[edit]

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