stilus

See also: stílus

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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

stilus ‎(plural stili)

  1. Alternative form of stylus

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin stilus.

NounEdit

stilus

  1. stylus (sharp stick used in ancient times for writing in clay tablets)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of stilus (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative stilus stilukset
genitive stiluksen stilusten
stiluksien
partitive stilusta stiluksia
illative stilukseen stiluksiin
singular plural
nominative stilus stilukset
accusative nom. stilus stilukset
gen. stiluksen
genitive stiluksen stilusten
stiluksien
partitive stilusta stiluksia
inessive stiluksessa stiluksissa
elative stiluksesta stiluksista
illative stilukseen stiluksiin
adessive stiluksella stiluksilla
ablative stilukselta stiluksilta
allative stilukselle stiluksille
essive stiluksena stiluksina
translative stilukseksi stiluksiksi
instructive stiluksin
abessive stiluksetta stiluksitta
comitative stiluksineen

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *steyg-. Cognate to Latin instīgō/instigare, Ancient Greek στίζω ‎(stízō, to mark with a pointed instrument) and Proto-Germanic *stikaną ‎(to stick, to stab).[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

stilus m ‎(genitive stilī); second declension

  1. A pointed instrument; stake, pale, spike.
  2. A stylus or pencil used for writing on waxen tablets.
  3. (botany) The stem of a plant.
  4. (by extension) The act of setting down in writing, composing, composition; manner of writing, style.
  5. (by extension) A style in speaking, manner of speaking.

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative stilus stilī
genitive stilī stilōrum
dative stilō stilīs
accusative stilum stilōs
ablative stilō stilīs
vocative stile stilī

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “stilo, istigare” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, ISBN 978-88-00-20781-2
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