villanus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From vīlla +‎ -ānus (forming adj.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vīllānus m (genitive vīllānī); second declension (Medieval Latin)

(Late Latin, Vulgar Latin)

  1. A villein: a serf or low-class farm worker.
  2. A villager or other rural resident (opposed to burgensis).

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative vīllānus vīllānī
Genitive vīllānī vīllānōrum
Dative vīllānō vīllānīs
Accusative vīllānum vīllānōs
Ablative vīllānō vīllānīs
Vocative vīllāne vīllānī

Descendants[edit]