motacilla

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown[1].

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mōtacilla f (genitive mōtacillae); first declension

  1. A kind of wagtail

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mōtacilla mōtacillae
Genitive mōtacillae mōtacillārum
Dative mōtacillae mōtacillīs
Accusative mōtacillam mōtacillās
Ablative mōtacillā mōtacillīs
Vocative mōtacilla mōtacillae

Descendants[edit]

  • Translingual: Motacilla

References[edit]

  • motacilla in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • motacilla in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  1. ^ Walde, Alois; Hofmann, Johann Baptist (1954) , “motacilla”, in Lateinisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume 2, 3rd edition, Heidelberg: Carl Winter, page 115