novacula

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Etymology[edit]

Proto-Italic *(ks)nowātlo-, probably from Proto-Indo-European *ksnew-, extended from *kes- (to scratch, itch). See also Latin saucius, Old English besnyþian, and Sanskrit क्षर (kṣara, melting away, perishable).

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Noun[edit]

novācula f (genitive novāculae); first declension

  1. a sharp knife, dagger, razor

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative novācula novāculae
genitive novāculae novāculārum
dative novāculae novāculīs
accusative novāculam novāculās
ablative novāculā novāculīs
vocative novācula novāculae

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