Latin edit

Etymology edit

Deformed from coquīna (kitchen), from coquō (I cook). According to another interpretation, resulting by cluster simplification of a pre-form *kokʷlīna, from suffixed *kokʷ-el-īna, from the same verbal root that gave coquō.

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Noun edit

culīna f (genitive culīnae); first declension

  1. kitchen
    • c. 27 CE – 66 CE, Petronius, Satyricon 2:
      Qui inter haec nutriuntur, non magis sapere possunt quam bene olere qui in culina habitant.
      Whoever is nurtured by this will not be so much tasteful as fragrant as someone living in a kitchen.
  2. (by extension) food

Declension edit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative culīna culīnae
Genitive culīnae culīnārum
Dative culīnae culīnīs
Accusative culīnam culīnās
Ablative culīnā culīnīs
Vocative culīna culīnae

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References edit

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