intervallum

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Etymology[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

intervallum (plural intervallums or intervalla)

  1. An interval.
    • Shakespeare
      And a' shall laugh without intervallums.
    • Chillingworth
      In one of these intervalla.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From inter (between) + vallum (a rampart).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

intervallum n (genitive intervallī); second declension

  1. The open space within the vallum of a camp or between palisades or ramparts.
  2. interval, distance
  3. interval of time, pause, intermission
  4. difference
  5. (music) interval

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative intervallum intervalla
genitive intervallī intervallōrum
dative intervallō intervallīs
accusative intervallum intervalla
ablative intervallō intervallīs
vocative intervallum intervalla

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