viculus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A diminutive form of vīcus (a village”, “a street), formed as: vīcus +‎ -ulus (suffix forming diminutives).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vīculus m (genitive vīculī); second declension

  1. a small vilage or hamlet
  2. (Medieval Latin) a minor lane, side-street, or alley

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative vīculus vīculī
genitive vīculī vīculōrum
dative vīculō vīculīs
accusative vīculum vīculōs
ablative vīculō vīculīs
vocative vīcule vīculī

Synonyms[edit]

  • (minor lane, side-street, alley): angiportus (Classical)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • vīcŭlus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • viculus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “viculus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • vīcŭlus” on page 1,673/3 of Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • uīculus” on page 2,058/1 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)
  • Niermeyer, Jan Frederik (1976), “viculus”, in Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus (in Latin), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 1,097/2