cupa

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See also: cupã, cupă, and чупа

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish cupa, from Middle English cuppe.

Noun[edit]

cupa m (genitive singular cupa, nominative plural cupaí)

  1. cup
    1. (botany) cup (of flower)
  2. cupel

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cupa chupa gcupa
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cupa f sg

  1. Feminine singular of adjective cupo.

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

cūpa f (genitive cūpae); first declension

  1. tub, cask, tun, vat
Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cūpa cūpae
Genitive cūpae cūpārum
Dative cūpae cūpīs
Accusative cūpam cūpās
Ablative cūpā cūpīs
Vocative cūpa cūpae
Descendants[edit]
  • Latin: cūpula
  • Late Latin: cuppa

Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek κώπη (kṓpē).

Noun[edit]

cūpa f (genitive cūpae); first declension

  1. handle, axle
Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cūpa cūpae
Genitive cūpae cūpārum
Dative cūpae cūpīs
Accusative cūpam cūpās
Ablative cūpā cūpīs
Vocative cūpa cūpae

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
  • cupa in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • cupa in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • 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]

See also[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
cupa chupa
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]