tructa

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Found in Late Latin. Perhaps from Ancient Greek τρώκτης (trṓktēs, nibbler), from τρώγω (trṓgō, I gnaw), from Proto-Indo-European *terh₁- (to rub, to turn).

Noun[edit]

trūcta f (genitive trūctae); first declension

  1. (Late Latin) a kind of trout

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative trūcta trūctae
Genitive trūctae trūctārum
Dative trūctae trūctīs
Accusative trūctam trūctās
Ablative trūctā trūctīs
Vocative trūcta trūctae

Descendants[edit]

  • Albanian: troftë
  • Asturian: trucha
  • Catalan: truita
  • English: trout
  • French: truite
  • Friulian: trute
  • Galician: troita

References[edit]

  • tructa in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tructa 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)
  • tructa in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • tructa in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016