merula

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ams- (black, blackbird), see also Breton moualch (ouzel), Welsh mwyalch (blackbird, thrush), English ouzel

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

merula f (genitive merulae); first declension

  1. blackbird
  2. wrasse

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative merula merulae
genitive merulae merulārum
dative merulae merulīs
accusative merulam merulās
ablative merulā merulīs
vocative merula merulae

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • merula in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • merula in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “merula”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • merula” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • merula in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • merula in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • merula in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly