rotella

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin rotella, diminutive of Latin rota (wheel).

Noun[edit]

rotella f (plural rotelle)

  1. small wheel (in any context); roller
  2. (chiefly in the plural) wheel-shaped pasta
  3. a small round shield used in the 16th century
  4. (anatomy) rotula

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Found in Late Latin, diminutive of rota (wheel) (with the suffix -ella).

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Noun[edit]

rotella f (genitive rotellae); first declension

  1. (Late Latin) small wheel

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative rotella rotellae
genitive rotellae rotellārum
dative rotellae rotellīs
accusative rotellam rotellās
ablative rotellā rotellīs
vocative rotella rotellae

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References[edit]

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “rotella”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • rotella” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • rotella in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016