LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From tendō (I stretch, stretch out, distend, extend) + pellis (skin, hide, felt, pelt).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ten.tiˈpel.li.um/, [t̪ɛn̪.t̪ɪˈpɛl.lʲi.ʊ̃ˑ]

NounEdit

tentipellium n (genitive tentipelliī or tentipellī); second declension

  1. That which stretches out a skin or hide: a hidestretcher, leather-stretcher.

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative tentipellium tentipellia
Genitive tentipelliī
tentipellī1
tentipelliōrum
Dative tentipelliō tentipelliīs
Accusative tentipellium tentipellia
Ablative tentipelliō tentipelliīs
Vocative tentipellium tentipellia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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