matercula

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive from māter (mother) +‎ -cula.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mātercula f (genitive māterculae); first declension

  1. Diminutive of māter
  2. (endearing) little mother

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mātercula māterculae
Genitive māterculae māterculārum
Dative māterculae māterculīs
Accusative māterculam māterculās
Ablative māterculā māterculīs
Vocative mātercula māterculae

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • matercula in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • matercula in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • matercula in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette