vicus

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin vīcus (village).

Noun[edit]

vicus (plural vici)

  1. (historical) A small civilian settlement outside a Roman fort.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *wéyḱs (village)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vīcus m (genitive vīcī); second declension

  1. street; quarter, neighbourhood; row of houses
  2. village; hamlet
  3. municipal section or ward, farm

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative vīcus vīcī
genitive vīcī vīcōrum
dative vīcō vīcīs
accusative vīcum vīcōs
ablative vīcō vīcīs
vocative vīce vīcī

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References[edit]

  • vīcus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • vicus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “vicus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • vīcus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • vicus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • vicus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • uīcus” on page 2,058 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)
  • Niermeyer, Jan Frederik (1976), “vicus”, in Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus (in Latin), Leiden, Boston: Brill, pages 1,097–1,100