Latin

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Etymology

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Diminutive of corpus (body).

Pronunciation

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Noun

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corpusculum n (genitive corpusculī); second declension

  1. a particle, especially an atom.
  2. used as a term of endearment.

Declension

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Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative corpusculum corpuscula
Genitive corpusculī corpusculōrum
Dative corpusculō corpusculīs
Accusative corpusculum corpuscula
Ablative corpusculō corpusculīs
Vocative corpusculum corpuscula

Descendants

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References

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  • corpusculum”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • corpusculum”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • corpusculum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • corpusculum in Ramminger, Johann (2016 July 16 (last accessed)) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016