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DalmatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin cōda, from Latin cauda.

NounEdit

cauda f

  1. tail

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *kaudā (tail), from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂u-d-eh₂, from *keh₂w-. Compare Lithuanian kuodas (tuft).[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cauda f (genitive caudae); first declension

  1. A tail (of an animal)

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cauda caudae
Genitive caudae caudārum
Dative caudae caudīs
Accusative caudam caudās
Ablative caudā caudīs
Vocative cauda caudae

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DescendantsEdit

  • All except modern borrowings are from the Late Latin form cōda.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Study of Language, Motilal Banarsidass Publ., 1994

PortugueseEdit

 
cauda

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese, borrowed from Latin cauda. See also cola, inherited from the same origin.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cauda f (plural caudas)

  1. tail (posterior appendage or feathers of some animals)
  2. tail; tail end (posterior part or appendage of an object)
    1. (clothing) the part of a dress that is dragged on the floor
    2. (aviation) tail; empennage (rear structure of an aircraft)
    3. (astronomy) tail (stream of dust as gases blown from a comet)
    4. (typography, informal) tail; descender (stroke below the baseline of a letter)
  3. (figuratively) consequences

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SpanishEdit

NounEdit

cauda f (plural caudas)

  1. tail (of a garment)