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For *cannālis, from canna (reed, cane), from Ancient Greek κάννα (kánna, reed).



canālis m (genitive canālis); third declension

  1. A pipe, spout.
  2. A gutter, ditch.
  3. A groove, channel, canal, conduit, duct.


Third declension i-stem.

Case Singular Plural
nominative canālis canālēs
genitive canālis canālium
dative canālī canālibus
accusative canālem canālēs
ablative canāle canālibus
vocative canālis canālēs

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  • canalis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
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