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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek κόλαφος (kólaphos).

NounEdit

colaphus m (genitive colaphī); second declension

  1. a blow with the fist; cuff

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative colaphus colaphī
genitive colaphī colaphōrum
dative colaphō colaphīs
accusative colaphum colaphōs
ablative colaphō colaphīs
vocative colaphe colaphī

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • colaphus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • colaphus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “colaphus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • colaphus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette