papilla

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin papilla (a nipple, teat).

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Noun[edit]

papilla (plural papillae)

  1. (anatomy) a nipple-like protuberance on a part or organ of the body
    1. a vascular process of connective tissue extending into and nourishing the root of a hair, feather, or developing tooth
    2. any of the vascular protuberances of the dermal layer of the skin extending into the epidermal layer and often containing tactile corpuscles
    3. any of the small protuberances on the upper surface of the tongue often containing taste buds
  2. (botany) a small fleshy projection on a plant

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɑpilːɑ/, [ˈpɑpilːɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑpilːɑ
  • Syllabification: pa‧pil‧la

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

papilla

  1. Adessive singular form of pappi.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

papilla

  1. (anatomy, botany) Alternative form of papilli
Declension[edit]
Inflection of papilla (Kotus type 13/katiska, no gradation)
nominative papilla papillat
genitive papillan papilloiden
papilloitten
papillojen
partitive papillaa papilloita
papilloja
illative papillaan papilloihin
singular plural
nominative papilla papillat
accusative nom. papilla papillat
gen. papillan
genitive papillan papilloiden
papilloitten
papillojen
papillainrare
partitive papillaa papilloita
papilloja
inessive papillassa papilloissa
elative papillasta papilloista
illative papillaan papilloihin
adessive papillalla papilloilla
ablative papillalta papilloilta
allative papillalle papilloille
essive papillana papilloina
translative papillaksi papilloiksi
instructive papilloin
abessive papillatta papilloitta
comitative papilloineen
Possessive forms of papilla (type katiska)
possessor singular plural
1st person papillani papillamme
2nd person papillasi papillanne
3rd person papillansa

Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

papilla (plural papillas)

  1. nipple

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin papilla.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /paˈpil.la/
  • Rhymes: -illa
  • Hyphenation: pa‧pìl‧la

Noun[edit]

papilla f (plural papille)

  1. papilla

Further reading[edit]

  • papilla in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From papula (a pustule, pimple) +‎ -illa (diminutive nominal suffix).

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Noun[edit]

papilla f (genitive papillae); first declension

  1. Diminutive of papula:
    1. (anatomy) a nipple, teat on the breast of human beings and of animals
    2. (transferred sense)
      1. (poetic) breast
      2. (medicine) pustule, pimple
      3. rosebud
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Inflection[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative papilla papillae
Genitive papillae papillārum
Dative papillae papillīs
Accusative papillam papillās
Ablative papillā papillīs
Vocative papilla papillae

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References[edit]

  • papilla in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • papilla in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • papilla in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

papilla f (plural papillas)

  1. Obsolete spelling of papila

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

papilla f (plural papillas)

  1. baby food

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