vicis

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Noun[edit]

vicis

  1. plural of vici

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vicis f (genitive, third declension)

  1. change, alternation, turn
    in vicemmutually, reciprocally
  2. time, instance
  3. (by extension) season
  4. succession
  5. condition, lot
Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative vicēs
Genitive vicis
Dative vicī vicibus
Accusative vicem vicēs
Ablative vice vicibus
Vocative

Note: some cases do not occur due to the collocational/syntactic limitations of this word.

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Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vīcīs

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

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