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cappella

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin cappella, from the diminutive of cappa.

NounEdit

cappella f (plural cappelle)

  1. A chapel (in all senses)
  2. A choir and accompanying musicians assigned to a church
  3. A cap (of a mushroom)
  4. (slang, the apex of the penis) A head, a glans

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

cappa (cape; coat) +‎ -ellus (diminutive suffix).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cappella f (genitive cappellae); first declension

  1. (Late Latin, Vulgar Latin) chapel
  2. (Late Latin, Vulgar Latin) choir

DeclensionEdit

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative cappella cappellae
genitive cappellae cappellārum
dative cappellae cappellīs
accusative cappellam cappellās
ablative cappellā cappellīs
vocative cappella cappellae

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