See also: scapulæ

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Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

scapulae

  1. plural form of scapula

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Maybe from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kap-, a root common to Ancient Greek σκάπτω (skáptō, to dig, delve), σκαπάνη (skapánē, spade, mattock), Latvian kaplis (hoe) and Albanian kep (to chisel)[1].

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

scapulae f pl (genitive scapulārum); first declension (plural only)

  1. (anatomy) shoulder blades

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Plural
nominative scapulae
genitive scapulārum
dative scapulīs
accusative scapulās
ablative scapulīs
vocative scapulae

NounEdit

scapulae

  1. nominative plural of scapula
  2. genitive singular of scapula
  3. dative singular of scapula
  4. vocative plural of scapula

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Walde, Alois; Hofmann, Johann Baptist (1954), “scapulae”, in Lateinisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume 2, 3rd edition, Heidelberg: Carl Winter, page 489