pendula

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From pendulum, by analogy with Latin second declension nouns, such as bacterium/bacteria, though Latin pendulum is the neuter singular form of the adjective pendulus, whose neuter plural is pendula.

NounEdit

pendula

  1. (rare) plural form of pendulum

Usage notesEdit

The form pendulums is significantly more common than pendula; however, pendula is occasionally used in physics, particularly in the phrase coupled pendula.


ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

pendula f

  1. feminine form of pendulo

LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

pendula

  1. nominative feminine singular of pendulus
  2. nominative neuter plural of pendulus
  3. accusative neuter plural of pendulus
  4. vocative neuter plural of pendulus

AdjectiveEdit

pendulā

  1. vocative feminine singular of pendulus
Last modified on 31 January 2014, at 00:21