principalis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From prīnceps +‎ -alis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

prīncipālis (neuter prīncipāle); third declension

  1. first, original
  2. chief, principal

Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative prīncipālis prīncipāle prīncipālēs prīncipālia
genitive prīncipālis prīncipālium
dative prīncipālī prīncipālibus
accusative prīncipālem prīncipāle prīncipālēs prīncipālia
ablative prīncipālī prīncipālibus
vocative prīncipālis prīncipāle prīncipālēs prīncipālia

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References[edit]

  • principalis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • principalis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “principalis”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • principalis” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • principalis in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016