barbula

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From barba (beard) +‎ -ula.

Noun[edit]

barbula f (genitive barbulae); first declension

  1. small beard

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative barbula barbulae
Genitive barbulae barbulārum
Dative barbulae barbulīs
Accusative barbulam barbulās
Ablative barbulā barbulīs
Vocative barbula barbulae

Descendants[edit]

  • English: barbule
  • French: barbelé
  • Italian: barbula
  • Old French: barbel
  • Romanian: barbur (cutting-edge)

References[edit]

  • barbula in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • barbula in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • barbula in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • barbula in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • barbula in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray