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EtymologyEdit

Typically thought to be related to cattus, in which case see that entry and cat for more.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

catta f (genitive cattae); first declension

  1. a cat
    • Baruch 6:21 (Vulgate):
      supra corpus eorum et supra caput volant noctuae et hirundines et aves etiam similiter et cattae
      owls, and swallows, and other birds fly upon their bodies, and upon their heads, and cats [sit on them] in like manner

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative catta cattae
Genitive cattae cattārum
Dative cattae cattīs
Accusative cattam cattās
Ablative cattā cattīs
Vocative catta cattae

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Old SaxonEdit

NounEdit

catta f

  1. Alternative spelling of katta