-theca

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See also: theca

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek θήκη (thḗkē, case, scabbard)

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-thēca f (genitive -thēcae); first declension

  1. (in words derived from Greek) Used for any kind of collection.
    e.g. apotheca, bibliotheca, dactyliotheca, oporotheca, pinacotheca

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative -thēca -thēcae
genitive -thēcae -thēcārum
dative -thēcae -thēcīs
accusative -thēcam -thēcās
ablative -thēcā -thēcīs
vocative -thēca -thēcae