pergula

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

pergula (plural pergulas or pergulae)

  1. Alternative form of pergola

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. Has been compared to Lithuanian pérgas (canoe), Old Church Slavonic прагъ (pragŭ, doorpost), Old Norse forkr (bar, stick), but the meanings are too divergent.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pergula f (genitive pergulae); first declension

  1. A booth, stall or shop in front of a house
  2. A hut or hovel
  3. A brothel
  4. An arbour
  5. A framework supporting a vine or plant

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pergula pergulae
genitive pergulae pergulārum
dative pergulae pergulīs
accusative pergulam pergulās
ablative pergulā pergulīs
vocative pergula pergulae

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • pergula in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pergula in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pergula in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • pergula in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • pergula in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pergula in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 460