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.

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English gutta, from Latin gutta. Doublet of goutte.

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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.
  2. A small round spot of colour.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown origin. May be related to Old Armenian կաթն (katʿn, milk), or may have some connection to Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰewd- (to pour).

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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

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

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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Descendants[edit]

  • Albanian: gutë
  • Catalan: gota
  • English: gout, goutte, gutter
  • French: goutte
  • Friulian: gote

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Noun[edit]

gutta m

  1. definite plural of gutt

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Noun[edit]

gutta f (plural guttas)

  1. (carpentry, Rumantsch Grischun) nail