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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tegula (a tile), from tegō (to cover).

NounEdit

tegula (plural tegulae)

  1. (entomology) A small sclerite situated above the base of the costal vein in the wings of various insects, and attached to the anterolateral portion of the mesonotum.
  2. (archaeology) A flat Roman roof tile with raised edges, joined together by an imbrex.
  3. (malacology) Any sea snail in the genus Tegula.

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InterlinguaEdit

NounEdit

tegula (plural tegulas)

  1. tile

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LatinEdit

 
tēgula

EtymologyEdit

From tegō (I cover) +‎ -ula.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tēgula f (genitive tēgulae); first declension

  1. a roof-tile
  2. vocative singular of tēgula

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative tēgula tēgulae
Genitive tēgulae tēgulārum
Dative tēgulae tēgulīs
Accusative tēgulam tēgulās
Ablative tēgulā tēgulīs
Vocative tēgula tēgulae

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DescendantsEdit

  • Albanian: tjegull
  • Asturian: teya
  • Catalan: teula
  • Czech: cihla
  • French: tuile
  • Friulian: tecje, tečhe
  • Galician: tella
  • Germanic: *tigulǭ
  • Hungarian: tégla

ReferencesEdit

  • tegula in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tegula in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • tegula in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tegula in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin