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PronunciationEdit

(Classical) IPA(key): /ˈsu.ku.la/, [ˈsʊ.kʊ.ɫa]

Etymology 1Edit

From a Proto-Indo-European root related to Lithuanian sùkti (to weave, spin, rotate) and Russian скать (skatʹ, twist, turn)[1].

NounEdit

sucula f (genitive suculae); first declension

  1. winch, windlass, capstan (or similar device)

DeclensionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative sucula suculae
Genitive suculae suculārum
Dative suculae suculīs
Accusative suculam suculās
Ablative suculā suculīs
Vocative sucula suculae

PronunciationEdit

(Classical) IPA(key): /ˈsuː.ku.la/, [ˈsuː.kʊ.ɫa]

Etymology 2Edit

Diminutive of sūs (pig).

NounEdit

sūcula f (genitive sūculae); first declension

  1. little pig
DeclensionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative sūcula sūculae
Genitive sūculae sūculārum
Dative sūculae sūculīs
Accusative sūculam sūculās
Ablative sūculā sūculīs
Vocative sūcula sūculae

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Walde, Alois; Hofmann, Johann Baptist (1954), “sucula”, in Lateinisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume 2, 3rd edition, Heidelberg: Carl Winter, page 621