porticus

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin porticus.

Noun[edit]

porticus c

  1. (architecture) portico

Inflection[edit]


Latin[edit]

porticus (portico)

Etymology[edit]

From porta (gate, entrance) +‎ -icus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

porticus f (genitive porticūs); fourth declension

  1. colonnade, arcade
  2. portico, porch

Declension[edit]

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative porticus porticūs
Genitive porticūs porticuum
Dative porticuī porticibus
Accusative porticum porticūs
Ablative porticū porticibus
Vocative porticus porticūs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • porticus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • porticus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • porticus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • porticus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to undertake a contract for building a portico: redimere, conducere porticum aedificandam (Div. 2. 21. 47)
  • porticus”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • porticus”, in Samuel Ball Platner (1929), Thomas Ashby, editor, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome, London: Oxford University Press
  • porticus”, in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin