opusculum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin opusculum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /oʊˈpʌs.kjuː.ləm/
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  • Hyphenation: o‧pus‧cu‧lum

Noun[edit]

opusculum (plural opuscula)

  1. An opuscule; a short work.
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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

opus (work, labor) +‎ -culus (diminutive suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

opusculum n (genitive opusculī); second declension

  1. a little work, a trifle

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative opusculum opuscula
Genitive opusculī opusculōrum
Dative opusculō opusculīs
Accusative opusculum opuscula
Ablative opusculō opusculīs
Vocative opusculum opuscula

Descendants[edit]

  • English: opuscule
  • French: opuscule
  • Italian: opuscolo
  • Piedmontese: opùscol
  • Spanish: opúsculo

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