tunica

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See also: túnica

Interlingue[edit]

Noun[edit]

tunica

  1. tunic

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin tunica. Compare the inherited tonaca.

Noun[edit]

tunica f (plural tuniche)

  1. (clothing, anatomy, botany) tunic

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Latin[edit]

opifex in tunicā (a worker in a tunic)

Etymology[edit]

Probably of Semitic origin[1]; see also Aramaic [script needed] (kittuna), Hebrew כותנתה (kuttoneth, coat), but Etruscan has been suggested as well[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tunica f (genitive tunicae); first declension

  1. tunic, an undergarment worn by both men and women
  2. (figuratively) a coating, membrane, peel

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative tunica tunicae
genitive tunicae tunicārum
dative tunicae tunicīs
accusative tunicam tunicās
ablative tunicā tunicīs
vocative tunica tunicae

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References[edit]

  • tunica in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • Notes:
  1. ^ The American Journal of Semitic Languages and Literatures , Volume 18
  2. ^ Giuliano Bonfante & Larissa Bonfante, The Etruscan language: An introduction, 2nd ed., 2002. p.114