arcula

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

arca (chest, box, coffer) +‎ -ula (diminutive suffix)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

arcula f (genitive arculae); first declension

  1. a small chest, box, casket or coffer; small perfume box or jewel casket
  2. a windchest of an organ

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative arcula arculae
genitive arculae arculārum
dative arculae arculīs
accusative arculam arculās
ablative arculā arculīs
vocative arcula arculae

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References[edit]

  • arcula in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • arcula in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “arcula”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • arcula” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • arcula in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers