catulus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Historically regarded as a diminutive of canis ‎(dog).

Noun[edit]

catulus m ‎(genitive catulī); second declension

  1. whelp
  2. young dog, puppy

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative catulus catulī
genitive catulī catulōrum
dative catulō catulīs
accusative catulum catulōs
ablative catulō catulīs
vocative catule catulī

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Portuguese: cátulo (learned loan)

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