colaphus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek κόλαφος (kólaphos).

Noun[edit]

colaphus m (genitive colaphī); second declension

  1. a blow with the fist; cuff

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative colaphus colaphī
Genitive colaphī colaphōrum
Dative colaphō colaphīs
Accusative colaphum colaphōs
Ablative colaphō colaphīs
Vocative colaphe colaphī

Descendants[edit]

  • Asturian: golpe
  • Catalan: cop
  • Corsican: colpu
  • English: colpus, coup
  • Franco-Provençal: côp
  • French: coup
  • Friulian: colp
  • Galician: golpe
  • Italian: colpo
  • Norman: co
  • Occitan: còp

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