pinnula

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

pinnula (plural pinnulas or pinnulae)

  1. A pinnule or subleaflet.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of pinna

Noun[edit]

pinnula f (genitive pinnulae); first declension

  1. small wing, or plume of feathers
  2. small fin

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pinnula pinnulae
genitive pinnulae pinnulārum
dative pinnulae pinnulīs
accusative pinnulam pinnulās
ablative pinnulā pinnulīs
vocative pinnula pinnulae

References[edit]

  • pinnula in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pinnula in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pinnula” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • pinnula in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016