chorda

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See also: Chorda

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek χορδή (khordḗ, string of gut, cord).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chorda f (genitive chordae); first declension

  1. cord, string
  2. tripe, intestine (as food)
  3. catgut

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative chorda chordae
Genitive chordae chordārum
Dative chordae chordīs
Accusative chordam chordās
Ablative chordā chordīs
Vocative chorda chordae

Descendants[edit]

  • Eastern Romance
    • Aromanian: coardã
    • Romanian: coardă
  • Italo-Dalmatian
  • Old Occitan: corda
  • Rhaeto-Romance
  • Sardinian: codra, corda, colda
  • Venetian: corda
  • West Iberian
  • Dutch: koorde
  • Old French: corde (see there for further descendants)
  • ? Albanian: kordhë

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