capellus

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Diminutive from caper (goat).

Noun[edit]

capellus m (genitive capellī); second declension

  1. A small goat.
Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative capellus capellī
Genitive capellī capellōrum
Dative capellō capellīs
Accusative capellum capellōs
Ablative capellō capellīs
Vocative capelle capellī
Descendants[edit]
  • French: chevreau

Etymology 2[edit]

From a diminutive of cappa. Compare Italian cappello, Spanish capillo, Catalan capell, Occitan capèl, Portuguese capelo.

Noun[edit]

capellus m (genitive capellī); second declension

  1. (Medieval Latin) A hat.
  2. (Medieval Latin) A helmet.
  3. (Medieval Latin) A wreath, garland.
Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative capellus capellī
Genitive capellī capellōrum
Dative capellō capellīs
Accusative capellum capellōs
Ablative capellō capellīs
Vocative capelle capellī
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