ampulla

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ampulla.

Noun[edit]

ampulla ‎(plural ampullas or ampullae)

  1. A Roman two-handled vessel.
  2. A vessel for containing consecrated wine or oil.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Shipley to this entry?)
    • 2002, Colin Jones, The Great Nation, Penguin 2003, p. 8:
      Miraculously moist, the chrism was kept in an ampulla in Reims cathedral where the coronations of the kings of France were held.
  3. (anatomy) The dilated end of a duct.

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɒmpulːɒ]
  • Hyphenation: am‧pul‧la

Noun[edit]

ampulla ‎(plural ampullák)

  1. ampoule

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative ampulla ampullák
accusative ampullát ampullákat
dative ampullának ampulláknak
instrumental ampullával ampullákkal
causal-final ampulláért ampullákért
translative ampullává ampullákká
terminative ampulláig ampullákig
essive-formal ampullaként ampullákként
essive-modal
inessive ampullában ampullákban
superessive ampullán ampullákon
adessive ampullánál ampulláknál
illative ampullába ampullákba
sublative ampullára ampullákra
allative ampullához ampullákhoz
elative ampullából ampullákból
delative ampulláról ampullákról
ablative ampullától ampulláktól
Possessive forms of ampulla
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. ampullám ampulláim
2nd person sing. ampullád ampulláid
3rd person sing. ampullája ampullái
1st person plural ampullánk ampulláink
2nd person plural ampullátok ampulláitok
3rd person plural ampullájuk ampulláik

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ambi-(around) +‎ olla(a pot, jar).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ampulla f ‎(genitive ampullae); first declension

  1. a two-handled vessel with a swollen middle
  2. (figuratively) swelling words, bombast
  3. vocative singular of ampulla

ampullā f

  1. ablative singular of ampulla

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ampulla ampullae
genitive ampullae ampullārum
dative ampullae ampullīs
accusative ampullam ampullās
ablative ampullā ampullīs
vocative ampulla ampullae

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