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EtymologyEdit

From Latin blatta (cockroach, moth).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbla.tːa/, [ˈbl̺at̪.t̪a]
  • Hyphenation: blàt‧ta

NounEdit

blatta f (plural blatte)

  1. cockroach
SynonymsEdit

LatinEdit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

blatta f (genitive blattae); first declension

  1. any insect that shuns the light, e.g. cockroach, moth, bookworm, mantid
  2. a clot of blood
InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative blatta blattae
genitive blattae blattārum
dative blattae blattīs
accusative blattam blattās
ablative blattā blattīs
vocative blatta blattae
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • blatta in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • blatta in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “blatta”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • blatta” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • blatta in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • blatta in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin