See also: Vitta

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin vitta.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vitta (plural vittae)

  1. A fillet, or garland for the head.
  2. (zoology) A longitudinal stripe.
  3. (botany) An oil tube in the fruit of some plants.

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vieō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vitta f (genitive vittae); first declension

  1. band, ribbon
  2. fillet, headband, chaplet

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative vitta vittae
Genitive vittae vittārum
Dative vittae vittīs
Accusative vittam vittās
Ablative vittā vittīs
Vocative vitta vittae

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: veta
  • English: vitta
  • Italian: vitta, vetta
  • Old French: vete
  • Old Portuguese: [Term?]
  • Old Spanish: [Term?]
  • Sicilian: vitta
  • Vulgar Latin: *bitta
    • Eastern Romance:
    • Old Portuguese: [Term?]
    • Old Spanish: [Term?]
  • Vulgar Latin: *vittula (diminutive)

ReferencesEdit

  • vitta in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • vitta in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette