gutta

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English[edit]

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Frontal view of a group of six guttae forming a regula beneath a triglyph.
View of a group of eighteen guttae on the underside of a mutule.

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English gutta, from Latin gutta

Noun[edit]

gutta ‎(plural guttae or guttas)

  1. (architecture) A small water-repelling, cone-shaped projection used in the architrave of the Doric order in classical architecture.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gutta f ‎(genitive guttae); first declension

  1. a drop (of fluid)
  2. (in the plural) spots or specks (of an animal or stone)
  3. (architecture) a small ornament under the triglyphs of a Doric column

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative gutta guttae
genitive guttae guttārum
dative guttae guttīs
accusative guttam guttās
ablative guttā guttīs
vocative gutta guttae

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References[edit]

  • gutta” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • gutta” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • gutta” in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

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Noun[edit]

gutta f (plural guttas)

  1. (carpentry, Rumantsch Grischun)