vicis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *weyk- ‎(to curve, bend). Cognate with vinciō, Ancient Greek εἴκω ‎(eíkō), English week, German Wechsel ‎(change), Swedish viker ‎(willow twig, wand), Old Norse vikja ‎(to bend, turn), Old English wician ‎(to yield, give way) and wice ‎(wych elm), Sanskrit विष्टी ‎(viṣṭī, changeable, changing).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

 f ‎(genitive vicis); third declension

  1. change, alternation, turn
  2. succession
  3. condition, lot

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative vicēs
genitive vicis *vicum
dative vicī vicibus
accusative vicem vicēs
ablative vice vicibus
vocative vicēs

The nominative and vocative singular do not occur.

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Noun[edit]

vīcīs

  1. dative plural of vīcus
  2. ablative plural of vīcus

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