vicus

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin vīcus ‎(village).

Noun[edit]

vicus ‎(plural vici)

  1. a small civilian settlement outside a Roman fort

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *weyḱ- ‎(to settle; settlement, tribe). Cognate with Ancient Greek οἶκος ‎(oîkos, house), Sanskrit विश् ‎(víś, settlement, dwelling-place), Gothic 𐍅𐌴𐌹𐌷𐍃 ‎(weihs, village, place).

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Noun[edit]

vīcus m ‎(genitive vīcī); second declension

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

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

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

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