callis

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Catalan[edit]

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Verb[edit]

callis

  1. second-person singular present subjunctive form of callar

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kel-. Cognate with Latin celer.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

callis m or f (genitive callis); third declension

  1. path
  2. rough, stony track

Usage notes[edit]

  • This noun tends to be masculine in poetry and feminine in prose.

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative callis callēs
Genitive callis callium
Dative callī callibus
Accusative callem callēs
callīs
Ablative calle callibus
Vocative callis callēs

Descendants[edit]

  • Aromanian: cali
  • Asturian: calle, caye, cai
  • Basque: kale
  • Catalan: call
  • Croatia: Kalelarga
  • Dalmatian: cale
  • Istriot: cal
  • Italian: calle
  • Papiamentu: kaya
  • Romanian: cale
  • Spanish: calle
  • Venetian: cale, cal

References[edit]

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