vappa

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See vapidus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vappa f (genitive vappae); first declension

  1. flat wine (wine that is almost vinegar)
  2. (figuratively, by extension) worthless person, fop

Usage notes[edit]

In the second sense, it may be also used as a masculine noun.

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative vappa vappae
genitive vappae vappārum
dative vappae vappīs
accusative vappam vappās
ablative vappā vappīs
vocative vappa vappae

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • vappa in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • vappa in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • vappa” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • vappa in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • vappa in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin