See also: cláusula and Clausula

English edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin clausula.

Noun edit

clausula (plural clausulae)

  1. (music) The conclusion of a passage; cadence.
  2. The close or end of a historical period; clause.

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Latin edit

Etymology edit

From clausus +‎ -ula, perfect passive participle of claudō (shut, close).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

clausula f (genitive clausulae); first declension

  1. conclusion, close, end
  2. (rhetoric) the close of a period
  3. (law) the conclusion of a legal formula

Declension edit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative clausula clausulae
Genitive clausulae clausulārum
Dative clausulae clausulīs
Accusative clausulam clausulās
Ablative clausulā clausulīs
Vocative clausula clausulae

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References edit

  • clausula”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • clausula”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • clausula in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • clausula in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • clausula”, in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857), A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly