specula

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See also: spécula

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

specula

  1. plural of speculum

Anagrams[edit]


Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

specula

  1. third-person singular present indicative of speculare
  2. second-person singular imperative of speculare

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From speciō. Cf. scopulus, through Ancient Greek, from the same root.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

specula f (genitive speculae); first declension

  1. watchtower, lookout
Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative specula speculae
genitive speculae speculārum
dative speculae speculīs
accusative speculam speculās
ablative speculā speculīs
vocative specula speculae
Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

specula

  1. nominative plural of speculum
  2. accusative plural of speculum
  3. vocative plural of speculum

Etymology 2[edit]

Diminutive form of spēs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

spēcula f (genitive spēculae); first declension

  1. slight hope
Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative spēcula spēculae
genitive spēculae spēculārum
dative spēculae spēculīs
accusative spēculam spēculās
ablative spēculā spēculīs
vocative spēcula spēculae

References[edit]

  • specula in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • specula in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “specula”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • specula” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • specula in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French spéculer, Latin speculari.

Verb[edit]

a specula (third-person singular present speculează, past participle speculat1st conj.

  1. to speculate

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