vitulus

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *wet- (year), same source as Ancient Greek ἔταλον (étalon), Albanian viç, English wether, Scots weddir, woddir, wadder (wether), Dutch weder, weer (wether), German Widder (wether, ram), Swedish vädur (wether, ram), Icelandic veður (wether, ram). See also Ancient Greek Ῑ̓ταλός (Ītalós).

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Noun[edit]

vitulus m (genitive vitulī); second declension

  1. a bull calf

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative vitulus vitulī
genitive vitulī vitulōrum
dative vitulō vitulīs
accusative vitulum vitulōs
ablative vitulō vitulīs
vocative vitule vitulī

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References[edit]

  • vitulus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • vitulus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “vitulus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • vitulus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • vitulus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray