pendula

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pendulum, by analogy with Latin second declension nouns, such as bacterium/bacteria, though Latin pendulum is the neuter singular form of the adjective pendulus, whose neuter plural is pendula.

Noun[edit]

pendula

  1. (rare) plural form of pendulum

Usage notes[edit]

The form pendulums is significantly more common than pendula; however, pendula is occasionally used in physics, particularly in the phrase coupled pendula.


Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pendula

  1. feminine form of pendulo

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pendula

  1. nominative feminine singular of pendulus
  2. nominative neuter plural of pendulus
  3. accusative neuter plural of pendulus
  4. vocative neuter plural of pendulus

Adjective[edit]

pendulā

  1. vocative feminine singular of pendulus