cepa

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See also: сера

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Etymology[edit]

A loanword from an unkown language. Perhaps related to Ancient Greek κάπια (kápia, onions) and Welsh cenhinen (leek).

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Noun[edit]

cēpa f (genitive cēpae); first declension

  1. onion
  2. (New Latin) Used as a species epithet in taxonomic names.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative cēpa cēpae
genitive cēpae cēpārum
dative cēpae cēpīs
accusative cēpam cēpās
ablative cēpā cēpīs
vocative cēpa cēpae

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References[edit]

  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, page 108

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cepo

Noun[edit]

cepa f (plural cepas)

  1. variety (of wine)
  2. strain (of virus)
  3. rootstalk (underground stem base)
  4. grapevine stock, grapevine
  5. stump (of a tree), stub
  6. root (of an animal’s tail or horns, etc.)
  7. nucleus (of cloud formation)
  8. ancestry, stock, origin (of family lineage)
  9. pier (of an arch or bridge)

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