vocalis

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Etymology[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

vocalis

  1. A triangular band of muscle, inserted into the vocal process of the arytenoid cartilage, and into the adjacent portion of its anterior surface; it lies parallel with the vocal ligament, to which it is adherent.

Latin[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Derived from the oblique stem vōc- of vōx ‎(voice) +‎ -ālis ‎(-al, adjective-forming derivational suffix).

Adjective[edit]

vōcālis m, f ‎(neuter vōcāle); third declension

  1. vocal, having a voice, speaking
  2. sounding, not silent
  3. sonorous, melodious
  4. never silent
  5. prophesying
Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative vōcālis vōcāle vōcālēs vōcālia
genitive vōcālis vōcālium
dative vōcālī vōcālibus
accusative vōcālem vōcāle vōcālēs vōcālia
ablative vōcālī vōcālibus
vocative vōcālis vōcāle vōcālēs vōcālia
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun use of the adjective vōcālis, in elliptical use for littera vōcālis ‎(literally sounding letter).

Noun[edit]

vōcālis f ‎(genitive vōcālis); third declension

  1. (grammar) vowel
Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem.

Case Singular Plural
nominative vōcālis vōcālēs
genitive vōcālis vōcālium
dative vōcālī vōcālibus
accusative vōcālem vōcālēs
ablative vōcāle vōcālibus
vocative vōcālis vōcālēs
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