FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

crypta

  1. third-person singular past historic of crypter

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek κρυπτή (kruptḗ), female form of the adjective κρυπτός (kruptós).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

crypta f (genitive cryptae); first declension

  1. underground passage, tunnel
  2. crypt; underground room for rites; vault

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative crypta cryptae
Genitive cryptae cryptārum
Dative cryptae cryptīs
Accusative cryptam cryptās
Ablative cryptā cryptīs
Vocative crypta cryptae

DescendantsEdit

NounEdit

crypta

  1. nominative plural of crypton
  2. accusative plural of crypton
  3. vocative plural of crypton

ReferencesEdit

  • crypta in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • crypta in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • crypta 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)
  • crypta in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • crypta in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • crypta in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin