tintinnabulum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tintinnābulum (bell).

Noun[edit]

tintinnabulum (plural tintinnabula)

  1. A small clinking bell.
  2. A set of bells or metal plates used as a musical instrument or as a toy.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tintinn(ā) (I ring) +‎ -bulum.

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Noun[edit]

tintinnābulum n (genitive tintinnābulī); second declension

  1. a bell

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative tintinnābulum tintinnābula
genitive tintinnābulī tintinnābulōrum
dative tintinnābulō tintinnābulīs
accusative tintinnābulum tintinnābula
ablative tintinnābulō tintinnābulīs
vocative tintinnābulum tintinnābula

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