ulna

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English[edit]

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Ulna

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ulna (elbow). Doublet of ell.

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Noun[edit]

ulna (plural ulnae or ulnas)

  1. (anatomy) The bone of the forearm that extends from the elbow to the wrist on the side opposite to the thumb, corresponding to the fibula of the hind limb. Also, the corresponding bone in the forelimb of any vertebrate.
    Synonym: elbow bone

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ulna.

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Noun[edit]

ulna f (plural ulnes)

  1. (anatomy) ulna
    Synonym: cúbit

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ulna.

Noun[edit]

ulna f (plural ulnas)

  1. (anatomy) ulna
    Synonym: cúbito

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ulna.

Noun[edit]

ulna m (genitive singular ulna, nominative plural ulnaí)

  1. (anatomy) ulna

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
ulna n-ulna hulna t-ulna
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin ulna.

Noun[edit]

ulna f (plural ulne)

  1. (anatomy) ulna
    Synonym: cubito

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Presumably from Proto-Indo-European *Heh₃l(e)n-, from the root *Heh₃l- (to bend), although this reconstruction remains uncertain.[1] Related to Old Armenian ուլն (uln, neck), Gothic 𐌰𐌻𐌴𐌹𐌽𐌰 (aleina, cubit), Old Church Slavonic ланита (lanita, cheek), Ancient Greek ὠλένη (ōlénē, elbow) and Sanskrit अणि (aṇi, the point of a needle).

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Noun[edit]

ulna f (genitive ulnae); first declension

  1. (anatomy) elbow
  2. (poetic) arm
    maternis in ulnis
    in mother's arms
  3. (unit of length) cubit, ell

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ulna ulnae
genitive ulnae ulnārum
dative ulnae ulnīs
accusative ulnam ulnās
ablative ulnā ulnīs
vocative ulna ulnae

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References[edit]

  • ulna in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ulna in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ulna in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • ulna in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ulna (elbow).

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Noun[edit]

ulna f (plural ulnas)

  1. (anatomy, Brazil) ulna
    Synonym: cúbito (Portugal)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ulna.

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Noun[edit]

ulna f (plural ulnas)

  1. (anatomy) ulna
    Synonym: cúbito

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