cappella

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin cappella, from the diminutive of cappa.

Noun[edit]

cappella f (plural cappelle)

  1. A chapel (in all senses)
  2. A choir and accompanying musicians assigned to a church
  3. A cap (of a mushroom)
  4. (slang, the apex of the penis) A head, a glans

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cappa (cape; coat) +‎ -ellus (diminutive suffix).

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Noun[edit]

cappella f (genitive cappellae); first declension

  1. (Late Latin, Vulgar Latin) chapel
  2. (Late Latin, Vulgar Latin) choir

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative cappella cappellae
genitive cappellae cappellārum
dative cappellae cappellīs
accusative cappellam cappellās
ablative cappellā cappellīs
vocative cappella cappellae

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