blatta

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin blatta (cockroach, moth).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈblat.ta/
  • Rhymes: -atta
  • Hyphenation: blàt‧ta

Noun[edit]

blatta f (plural blatte)

  1. (entomology) cockroach
    Synonym: scarafaggio m

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

blatta f (genitive blattae); first declension

  1. any insect that shuns the light, e.g. cockroach, moth
  2. a clot of blood

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative blatta blattae
Genitive blattae blattārum
Dative blattae blattīs
Accusative blattam blattās
Ablative blattā blattīs
Vocative blatta blattae

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • French : blatte
  • Italian: blatta
  • Portuguese: barata
  • Sicilian: bratta
  • Translingual: Blatta

References[edit]

  • blatta in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • blatta in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • blatta in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • blatta in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • blatta in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • blatta in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin