cupa

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See also: cupã and cupă

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cupa

  1. feminine singular of cupo

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kewp- (a hollow). Cognate with Old English hȳf (modern English hive) and Sanskrit कूप (kūpa, well, hollow, vat)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cūpa f (genitive cūpae); first declension

  1. handle, axle
  2. tub, cask, tun, vat

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cūpa cūpae
genitive cūpae cūpārum
dative cūpae cūpīs
accusative cūpam cūpās
ablative cūpā cūpīs
vocative cūpa cūpae

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • cupa in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • cupa in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “cupa”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • cupa” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • cupa in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • cupa in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish cupa, from Middle English cuppe.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cupa m (genitive singular cupa, plural cupachan or cupaichean or cupanan)

  1. cup
  2. vial

Derived terms[edit]

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