corpusculum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of corpus (body).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

corpusculum n (genitive corpusculī); second declension

  1. a particle, especially an atom.
  2. used as a term of endearment.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative corpusculum corpuscula
genitive corpusculī corpusculōrum
dative corpusculō corpusculīs
accusative corpusculum corpuscula
ablative corpusculō corpusculīs
vocative corpusculum corpuscula

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • corpusculum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • corpusculum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • corpusculum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • corpusculum in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016