subula

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *syuh₁-dʰleh₂, which consists of the root *syuh₁- (sew) and the suffix *-dʰlom (tool suffix). This becomes the Latin derivation suō (to sew) +‎ -bula. Cognate to Russian шило (šilo, awl) and Czech šídlo (awl), and to Proto-Germanic *siwjaną (to sew).

Noun[edit]

sūbula f (genitive sūbulae); first declension

  1. shoemaker's awl

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative sūbula sūbulae
Genitive sūbulae sūbulārum
Dative sūbulae sūbulīs
Accusative sūbulam sūbulās
Ablative sūbulā sūbulīs
Vocative sūbula sūbulae

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Aromanian: sulã
  • Catalan (Algherese): sula
  • French: subule
  • Galician: subela
  • Greek: σούβλα f (soúvla, spit)

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