chorda

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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

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative chorda chordae
genitive chordae chordārum
dative chordae chordīs
accusative chordam chordās
ablative chordā chordīs
vocative chorda chordae

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • chorda in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • chorda in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “chorda”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • chorda” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)