See also: penúltima

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Etymology edit

From Latin, from pēnultimus, paenultimus (the last but one).

Noun edit

penultima (plural penultimas)

  1. the next to last syllable in a word

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Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /peˈ
  • Rhymes: -ultima
  • Hyphenation: pe‧nùl‧ti‧ma

Adjective edit


  1. feminine singular of penultimo

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  1. inflection of pēnultimus:
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural

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  1. ablative feminine singular of pēnultimus

Swedish edit

Etymology edit

From Latin paenultima (syllaba).

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Noun edit

penultima c

  1. (linguistics, poetry) second to last syllable in a word; penult

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Declension of penultima 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative penultima penultiman penultimor penultimorna
Genitive penultimas penultimans penultimors penultimornas

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