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clausula

See also: cláusula

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin clausula.

NounEdit

clausula (plural clausulae)

  1. (music) The conclusion of a passage; cadence.
  2. The close or end of a historical period; clause.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From clausus +‎ -ula, perfect passive participle of claudō (shut, close).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

clausula f (genitive clausulae); first declension

  1. conclusion, close, end
  2. (rhetoric) the close of a period
  3. (law) the conclusion of a legal formula

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative clausula clausulae
genitive clausulae clausulārum
dative clausulae clausulīs
accusative clausulam clausulās
ablative clausulā clausulīs
vocative clausula clausulae

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • clausula in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879