caussa

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

caussa f (genitive caussae); first declension

  1. Archaic form of causa.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative caussa caussae
Genitive caussae caussārum
Dative caussae caussīs
Accusative caussam caussās
Ablative caussā caussīs
Vocative caussa caussae

References[edit]

  • caussa in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • caussa in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers

Old Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Possibly from a Proto-Indo-European *kawd-teh₂ or a connection to cudo, but could just as well be a non-IE loanword.

Noun[edit]

caussa

  1. cause, reason, purpose
  2. case, claim

Declension[edit]

Number Singular Plural
nominative caussā caussāī
genitive caussās caussom
caussāsōm
dative caussāi causseis
caussabos
accusative caussam caussās
ablative caussād causseis
caussabos
vocative caussa caussai

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill