vitulus

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Latin[edit]

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).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vitulus m (genitive vitulī); second declension

  1. a bull calf

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

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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Descendants[edit]

  • Aromanian: vitulj, vituljiu
  • Portuguese: vítulo
  • Romanian: vătui
  • Spanish: vítulo

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