tugurium

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)teg- (to cover with a roof) (whence tegō). Cognate with Ancient Greek στέγω (stégō), Old Norse þekja (to cover), Old English þeccean (thatch), Dutch dekken, German decken (to cover, put under roof), Old Irish tech (house), Welsh (house).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tugurium n (genitive tuguriī or tugurī); second declension

  1. a hut, cottage, shack; any primitive dwelling

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative tugurium tuguria
Genitive tuguriī
tugurī1
tuguriōrum
Dative tuguriō tuguriīs
Accusative tugurium tuguria
Ablative tuguriō tuguriīs
Vocative tugurium tuguria

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: tuguri
  • Italian: tugurio
  • Portuguese: tugúrio
  • Spanish: tugurio

References[edit]

  • tugurium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • tugurium in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • tugurium in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • tugurium in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934
  • tugurium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor, Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1898
  • tugurium in William Smith et al., editor, A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin, 1890