clausula

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See also: cláusula

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin clausula.

Noun[edit]

clausula (plural clausulae)

  1. (music) The conclusion of a passage; cadence.
  2. The close or end of a historical period; clause.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From clausus +‎ -ula, perfect passive participle of claudō (shut, close).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

clausula f (genitive clausulae); first declension

  1. conclusion, close, end
  2. (rhetoric) the close of a period
  3. (law) the conclusion of a legal formula

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative clausula clausulae
genitive clausulae clausulārum
dative clausulae clausulīs
accusative clausulam clausulās
ablative clausulā clausulīs
vocative clausula clausulae

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References[edit]

  • clausula in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879