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commata

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EtymologyEdit

From the Latin commata (nominative plural form of comma), from the Ancient Greek κόμμᾰτᾰ (kómmata, nominative plural form of κόμμᾰ, kómma).

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commata

  1. plural form of comma
    • 1913 CE, The Catholic Encyclopedia, The Encyclopedia Press, Inc.; Volume IV, page #82:
      It will be noticed that the section “ ET IN ” and the cola begin at about the same perpendicular line, the commata begin further in under the third or second letter, and so likewise does the continuation of a colon or comma which runs beyond a single line (see facsimile page).

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commata n

  1. nominative plural of comma
  2. accusative plural of comma
  3. vocative plural of comma