rotella

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See also: Rotella

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

rotella

  1. A disc.
  2. A round shield.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rotella f (plural rotelle)

  1. small wheel (in any context); roller; roller skate
  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).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rotella f (genitive rotellae); first declension

  1. (Late Latin) small wheel

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative rotella rotellae
Genitive rotellae rotellārum
Dative rotellae rotellīs
Accusative rotellam rotellās
Ablative rotellā rotellīs
Vocative rotella rotellae

Descendants[edit]

  • Asturian: rodiya, rodiella
  • Catalan: rodella
  • Old French: roel
  • Friulian: rudiele
  • Galician: rodela

References[edit]

  • rotella in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • rotella in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934
  • rotella in Ramminger, Johann, Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016, retrieved 16 July 2016