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Etymology 1Edit

From speciō. Cf. scopulus, through Ancient Greek, from the same root.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

specula f (genitive speculae); first declension

  1. watchtower, lookout
DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative specula speculae
Genitive speculae speculārum
Dative speculae speculīs
Accusative speculam speculās
Ablative speculā speculīs
Vocative specula speculae
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Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

specula

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

Etymology 3Edit

Diminutive form of spēs.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

spēcula f (genitive spēculae); first declension

  1. slight hope
DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative spēcula spēculae
Genitive spēculae spēculārum
Dative spēculae spēculīs
Accusative spēculam spēculās
Ablative spēculā spēculīs
Vocative spēcula spēculae

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French spéculer, Latin speculari.

VerbEdit

a specula (third-person singular present speculează, past participle speculat1st conj.

  1. to speculate

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