camisia

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Transalpine Gaulish, of Germanic origin, from Proto-Germanic *hamiþiją (clothes, shirt, skirt), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱam- (cover, clothes). Cognate with Old High German hemidi (shirt) (German Hemd), Old English hemeþe (shirt), ham (undergarment), hama (covering, dress, garment). More at hame.

Noun[edit]

camisia f (genitive camisiae); first declension

  1. shirt
  2. nightgown
  3. alb

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative camisia camisiae
genitive camisiae camisiārum
dative camisiae camisiīs
accusative camisiam camisiās
ablative camisiā camisiīs
vocative camisia camisiae

Descendants[edit]