scopulus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σκόπελος ‎(skópelos, lookout place: hence peak, headland, promontory).

Noun[edit]

scopulus m ‎(genitive scopulī); second declension

  1. crag (projecting rock)
  2. rock (in/under the sea)

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative scopulus scopulī
genitive scopulī scopulōrum
dative scopulō scopulīs
accusative scopulum scopulōs
ablative scopulō scopulīs
vocative scopule scopulī

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • scopulus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • scopulus” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the ship strikes on the rocks: navis ad scopulos alliditur (B. C. 3. 27)