scapulae

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

scapulae

  1. plural form of scapula

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Maybe from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kap-, a root common to Ancient Greek σκάπτω (skáptō, to dig, delve), σκαπάνη (skapánē, spade, mattock), Latvian kaplis (hoe) and Albanian kep (to chisel)[1].

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

scapulae f pl (genitive scapulārum); first declension (plural only)

  1. (anatomy) shoulder blades

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Plural
nominative scapulae
genitive scapulārum
dative scapulīs
accusative scapulās
ablative scapulīs
vocative scapulae

Noun[edit]

scapulae

  1. nominative plural of scapula
  2. genitive singular of scapula
  3. dative singular of scapula
  4. vocative plural of scapula

References[edit]

  1. ^ Walde, Alois; Hofmann, Johann Baptist (1954), “scapulae”, in Lateinisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume 2, 3rd edition, Heidelberg: Carl Winter, page 489