carpasinus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek κᾰρπᾰ́σῐνος (karpásinos), from κᾰρπᾰ́σος (karpásos, flax, Linum usitatissimum; cotton; white hellebore, Veratrum album).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

carpasinus (feminine carpasina, neuter carpasinum); first/second declension

  1. A word found in the Vulgate, and now generally thought to mean "cotton".

Declension[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative carpasinus carpasina carpasinum carpasinī carpasinae carpasina
genitive carpasinī carpasinae carpasinī carpasinōrum carpasinārum carpasinōrum
dative carpasinō carpasinō carpasinīs
accusative carpasinum carpasinam carpasinum carpasinōs carpasinās carpasina
ablative carpasinō carpasinā carpasinō carpasinīs
vocative carpasine carpasina carpasinum carpasinī carpasinae carpasina