femella

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin femella (young woman).

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femella f (plural femelles)

  1. female

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive from fēmina (woman) +‎ -ella.

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Noun[edit]

fēmella f (genitive fēmellae); first declension

  1. girl, young woman
  2. vocative singular of femella

fēmellā

  1. ablative singular of femella

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First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative fēmella fēmellae
genitive fēmellae fēmellārum
dative fēmellae fēmellīs
accusative fēmellam fēmellās
ablative fēmellā fēmellīs
vocative fēmella fēmellae

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References[edit]

  • femella in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • femella in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “femella”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • femella” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • femella in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016