specula

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See also: spécula

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

specula

  1. plural of speculum

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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
Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative specula speculae
Genitive speculae speculārum
Dative speculae speculīs
Accusative speculam speculās
Ablative speculā speculīs
Vocative specula speculae
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Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

specula

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

Etymology 3[edit]

Diminutive form of spēs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

spēcula f (genitive spēculae); first declension

  1. slight hope
Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

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, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • specula in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • specula in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • specula in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934
  • specula in Harry Thurston Peck, editor, Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1898

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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