e caudata

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the Medieval Latin ē caudāta (literally tailed e).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈiː.kaʊˈdɑːtə/, /ˈiː.kɔːˈdeɪtə/

Noun[edit]

e caudata (plural e caudatae)

  1. A form of the letter e modified by the addition of a diacritical “tail”: ⟨ę⟩.
    1. Used in Latin for a long ē that represents an etymological ⟨ae⟩ or ⟨oe⟩ diphthong. (Both of which diphthongs had phonologically merged into ⟨ē⟩ by the early Mediaeval period.)
    2. Used in Middle and Early Modern Irish for ⟨e⟩, ⟨ae⟩, and ⟨ea⟩.
    3. Used in Old Norse for /æ(ː)/, representing the Proto-Germanic */a/ (as opposed to the Proto-Germanic */e/).

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The caudāta (tailed”, “caudate) is feminine because it elliptically qualifies littera ē ([the] letter e).

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Noun[edit]

ē caudāta f (genitive ē caudātae); first declension

  1. (Medieval Latin) e caudata (used in Latin)

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative ē caudāta ē caudātae
genitive ē caudātae ē caudātārum
dative ē caudātae ē caudātīs
accusative ē caudātam ē caudātās
ablative ē caudātā ē caudātīs
vocative ē caudāta ē caudātae

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