capillus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Apparently some diminutive form from the root of caput (head). May be cognate with Persian کوپله(kūple, hair of head) or Persian کوبله(kōbale)[1].

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

capillus m (genitive capillī); second declension

  1. a hair (singularly - a single hair)
  2. hair (plurally)
  3. a head of hair: locks, tresses

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative capillus capillī
Genitive capillī capillōrum
Dative capillō capillīs
Accusative capillum capillōs
Ablative capillō capillīs
Vocative capille capillī

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • capillus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • capillus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • capillus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  1. ^ [1], کوبله Dehkoda Dictionary.