caussa

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Latin[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 & 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]

Uncertain. Possibly from a Proto-Indo-European *kaud-ta 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, Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, vol. 7, of Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series, Alexander Lubotsky ed., Leiden: Brill, 2008.