lunula

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin lūnula.

Noun[edit]

lunula ‎(plural lunulae)

  1. Something shaped like a crescent or half-moon; especially the pale area at the base of the fingernail.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin lūnula.

Noun[edit]

lunula

  1. lunula (pale area at the base of a fingernail)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of lunula (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative lunula lunulat
genitive lunulan lunuloiden
lunuloitten
partitive lunulaa lunuloita
illative lunulaan lunuloihin
singular plural
nominative lunula lunulat
accusative nom.? lunula lunulat
gen. lunulan
genitive lunulan lunuloiden
lunuloitten
lunulainrare
partitive lunulaa lunuloita
inessive lunulassa lunuloissa
elative lunulasta lunuloista
illative lunulaan lunuloihin
adessive lunulalla lunuloilla
ablative lunulalta lunuloilta
allative lunulalle lunuloille
essive lunulana lunuloina
translative lunulaksi lunuloiksi
instructive lunuloin
abessive lunulatta lunuloitta
comitative lunuloineen

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin lūnula.

Noun[edit]

lunula f ‎(plural lunule)

  1. lunette, half-moon, lunula

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

lūna ‎(moon) +‎ -ula

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lūnula f ‎(genitive lūnulae); first declension

  1. an ornament in the form of a little moon

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative lūnula lūnulae
genitive lūnulae lūnulārum
dative lūnulae lūnulīs
accusative lūnulam lūnulās
ablative lūnulā lūnulīs
vocative lūnula lūnulae