argilla

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin argilla.

Noun[edit]

argilla f (plural argille)

  1. clay
    Synonym: creta

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • argilla in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἄργιλλος (árgillos, white clay, potter's earth), from ἀργός (argós, white).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

argilla f (genitive argillae); first declension

  1. white clay, potter's clay, argil

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative argilla argillae
Genitive argillae argillārum
Dative argillae argillīs
Accusative argillam argillās
Ablative argillā argillīs
Vocative argilla argillae

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • argilla in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • argilla in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • argilla in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • argilla in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • argilla in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  1. ^ argila” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.