vectis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *wéǵʰ-tis, from the root *weǵʰ- (to ride). Cognate with Latin vehō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vectis m (genitive vectis); third declension

  1. A strong pole or bar used for leverage; lever; crowbar; handspike.
  2. A carrying-pole.
  3. A bar or bolt (for fastening a door).

Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem.

Case Singular Plural
nominative vectis vectēs
genitive vectis vectium
dative vectī vectibus
accusative vectem vectēs
ablative vecte vectibus
vocative vectis vectēs

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References[edit]

  • vectis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • vectis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “vectis”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • vectis” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • vectis in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers