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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin aedicula.

NounEdit

aedicula (plural aediculae)

  1. (art) A painted framed niche giving the appearance of depth.
  2. A small shrine.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Diminutive from aedēs (a dwelling, sanctuary) +‎ -cula.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ae̯ˈdi.ku.la/, [ae̯ˈdɪ.kʊ.ɫa]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ɛˈdi.ku.la/, [ɛˈdiː.ku.la]
  • (file)

NounEdit

aedicula f (genitive aediculae); first declension

  1. Diminutive of aedēs
  2. a small temple; chapel
  3. a small house or room

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative aedicula aediculae
Genitive aediculae aediculārum
Dative aediculae aediculīs
Accusative aediculam aediculās
Ablative aediculā aediculīs
Vocative aedicula aediculae

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ReferencesEdit

  • aedicula in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • aedicula in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • aedicula in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • aedicula in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • aedicula in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin