alauda

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Latin[edit]

alauda (a skylark)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Gaulish *alauda (skylark), literally "tuft."

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alauda f (genitive alaudae); first declension

  1. A lark; the crested lark, the skylark.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative alauda alaudae
genitive alaudae alaudārum
dative alaudae alaudīs
accusative alaudam alaudās
ablative alaudā alaudīs
vocative alauda alaudae

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References[edit]

  • alauda in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “alauda”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • alauda” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • alauda in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • alauda in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin