porcile

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Italian[edit]

Maiali in un porcile – Pigs in a pigsty

Etymology[edit]

From porco (pig) +‎ -ile (-arium). Displaced Classical Latin suīle.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /porˈt͡ʃi.le/, [por̺ˈt͡ʃiːl̺e]
  • Stress: porcìle
  • Hyphenation: por‧ci‧le

Noun[edit]

porcile m (plural porcili)

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  1. pigsty, specifically:
    1. An enclosure where pigs are kept.
    2. (figuratively, colloquial) A dirty or very untidy place.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

porcus +‎ -īle.

Noun[edit]

porcīle n (genitive porcīlis); third declension

  1. (Medieval Latin) a pigsty
    Synonym: suīle

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter “pure” i-stem.

Case Singular Plural
nominative porcīle porcīlia
genitive porcīlis porcīlium
dative porcīlī porcīlibus
accusative porcīle porcīlia
ablative porcīlī porcīlibus
vocative porcīle porcīlia

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