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 *ọ́clos *ọ́cli
genitive *ọ́cli *oclóro
dative *ọ́clo *ọ́clis
accusative-ablative *ọ́clo *ọ́clos
Sardinian declension of *oclus
Number Singular Plural
nominative *óclus *ócli
genitive *ócli *oclóru
dative *óclo *óclis
accusative-ablative *óclu *óclos
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