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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