lagena

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See also: lägena

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin lagēna (flagon; large flask), from Ancient Greek λάγηνος (lágēnos, flask, pitcher). Alternative form of λᾰ́γῡνος (lágūnos).

Noun[edit]

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lagena (plural lagenas or lagenae or lagenæ)

  1. (anatomy) The upper part of the cochlear duct.
  2. (anatomy) A similar structure, shaped like a flask, that is a hearing organ in some vertebrates.
  3. (historical) A wine-vase; an amphora.

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek λάγηνος (lágēnos, flask, pitcher).

Noun[edit]

lagēna f (genitive lagēnae); first declension

  1. large earthenware vessel
  2. flask, flagon

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative lagēna lagēnae
Genitive lagēnae lagēnārum
Dative lagēnae lagēnīs
Accusative lagēnam lagēnās
Ablative lagēnā lagēnīs
Vocative lagēna lagēnae

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Descendants[edit]

  • Portuguese: laje, lájea, lajem, laja
  • Arabic: لَجَانَة(lajāna) (super-rare)
  • English: lagena
  • Swedish: lägel

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