tunica

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Interlingue[edit]

Noun[edit]

tunica

  1. tunic

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin tunica. Compare the inherited tonaca.

Noun[edit]

tunica f (plural tuniche)

  1. (clothing, anatomy, botany) tunic

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Latin[edit]

opifex in tunicā (a worker in a tunic)

Etymology[edit]

Probably of Semitic origin[1]; see also Aramaic [script needed] (kittuna), Hebrew כותנתה (kuttoneth, coat), Ancient Greek χιτών (khitṓn), but Etruscan has been suggested as well[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tunica f (genitive tunicae); first declension

  1. tunic, an undergarment worn by both men and women
  2. (figuratively) a coating, membrane, peel

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative tunica tunicae
genitive tunicae tunicārum
dative tunicae tunicīs
accusative tunicam tunicās
ablative tunicā tunicīs
vocative tunica tunicae

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References[edit]

  • tunica in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tunica in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “tunica”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • tunica” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • tunica in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tunica in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • Notes:
  1. ^ The American Journal of Semitic Languages and Literatures, Volume 18
  2. ^ Giuliano Bonfante & Larissa Bonfante, The Etruscan language: An introduction, 2nd ed., 2002. p.114