sicilis

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Etymology[edit]

Unknown, of uncertain origin; possibly from secō (cut) or sīca (a curved dagger, poniard).

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Noun[edit]

sīcīlis f (genitive sīcīlis); third declension

  1. an instrument for cutting; sword, sickle

Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem.

Case Singular Plural
nominative sīcīlis sīcīlēs
genitive sīcīlis sīcīlium
dative sīcīlī sīcīlibus
accusative sīcīlem sīcīlēs
ablative sīcīle sīcīlibus
vocative sīcīlis sīcīlēs

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References[edit]

  • sicilis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “sicilis”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • sicilis” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • sicilis in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers