clitellae

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *kleitrela, diminutive of *kleitrā, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱléy-treh₂ (shelter, covering), from *ḱley- (to shelter, cover) +‎ *-treh₂.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

clītellae f pl (genitive clītellārum); first declension (plural only)

  1. packsaddle

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Plural
nominative clītellae
genitive clītellārum
dative clītellīs
accusative clītellās
ablative clītellīs
vocative clītellae

Noun[edit]

clītellae

  1. nominative plural of clītella
  2. genitive singular of clītella
  3. dative singular of clītella
  4. vocative plural of clītella

References[edit]

  • clitellae in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • clitellae in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • clitellae” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • clitellae in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • clitellae in Samuel Ball Platner (1929), Thomas Ashby, editor, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome, London: Oxford University Press
  • clitellae in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  1. ^ Walde, Alois; Hofmann, Johann Baptist (1938), “clitellae”, in Lateinisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume I, 3rd edition, Heidelberg: Carl Winter, page 236