tessella

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

tessella (plural tessellae)

  1. A small tessera.

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tessella

  1. third-person singular past historic of tesseller

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

tessella f (genitive tessellae); first declension

  1. A small cube of stone used for paving

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative tessella tessellae
genitive tessellae tessellārum
dative tessellae tessellīs
accusative tessellam tessellās
ablative tessellā tessellīs
vocative tessella tessellae

References[edit]

  • tessella in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tessella in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tessella in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette