blatta

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin blatta (cockroach, moth).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbla.tːa/, [ˈbl̺at̪.t̪a]
  • Hyphenation: blàt‧ta

Noun[edit]

blatta f (plural blatte)

  1. cockroach
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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, bookworm, mantid
  2. a clot of blood
Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative blatta blattae
genitive blattae blattārum
dative blattae blattīs
accusative blattam blattās
ablative blattā blattīs
vocative blatta blattae
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Descendants[edit]

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
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “blatta”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • blatta” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • 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