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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Neuter substantive use of the perfect passive participle of cubō (lie down, recline).

NounEdit

cubitum n (genitive cubitī); second declension

  1. elbow
  2. cubit (measure)
InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cubitum cubita
genitive cubitī cubitōrum
dative cubitō cubitīs
accusative cubitum cubita
ablative cubitō cubitīs
vocative cubitum cubita
Alternative formsEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Supine of cubō (lie down, recline).

VerbEdit

cubitum

  1. supine of cubō

ReferencesEdit

  • cubitum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • cubitum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • cubitum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to go to bed: cubitum ire