tricae

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

tricae

  1. plural of trica

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *terkʷ- (to turn).[1] Cognate to Latin torqueō.

Noun[edit]

trīcae f pl (genitive trīcārum); first declension

  1. (plural only) trifles, toys, trumpery
  2. (plural only) hindrances, impediments

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun, plural only.

Case Plural
Nominative trīcae
Genitive trīcārum
Dative trīcīs
Accusative trīcās
Ablative trīcīs
Vocative trīcae

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Portuguese: trica

References[edit]

  • tricae in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tricae in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tricae in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • extricate in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  1. ^ Shipley, The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots, p. 408