mentalis

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from New Latin mentālis, ellipsis of musculus mentālis (the chin muscle).

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Noun[edit]

mentalis (plural mentales)

  1. (anatomy) A paired central muscle of the lower lip, situated at the tip of the chin; it originates in the incisive fossa of the mandible, inserts in the skin of the chin, and raises the chin and pushes up the lower lip.

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References[edit]

  • mentalis”, in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary.

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From mēns (the mind, heart) +‎ -ālis (-al, adjectival suffix).

Adjective[edit]

mentālis (neuter mentāle); third-declension two-termination adjective

  1. (Late Latin) mental (of the mind)
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Inflection[edit]

Third-declension two-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative mentālis mentāle mentālēs mentālia
Genitive mentālis mentālium
Dative mentālī mentālibus
Accusative mentālem mentāle mentālēs
mentālīs
mentālia
Ablative mentālī mentālibus
Vocative mentālis mentāle mentālēs mentālia
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From mentum (the chin) +‎ -ālis (-al, adjectival suffix).

Adjective[edit]

mentālis (neuter mentāle); third-declension two-termination adjective (New Latin)

  1. (anatomy) mental (of the chin)
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Inflection[edit]

Third-declension two-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative mentālis mentāle mentālēs mentālia
Genitive mentālis mentālium
Dative mentālī mentālibus
Accusative mentālem mentāle mentālēs
mentālīs
mentālia
Ablative mentālī mentālibus
Vocative mentālis mentāle mentālēs mentālia
Descendants[edit]

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