vassallus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Extended form of vassus, from Gaulish *wassos (young man, squire), from Proto-Celtic *wastos (servant) (compare Old Irish foss and Welsh gwas).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vassallus m (genitive vassallī); second declension

  1. vassal
  2. servant

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative vassallus vassallī
genitive vassallī vassallōrum
dative vassallō vassallīs
accusative vassallum vassallōs
ablative vassallō vassallīs
vocative vassalle vassallī

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “vassallus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre