Reconstruction:Latin/capum

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This Latin entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From caput.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*capum n (genitive *capī); second declension

  1. (Vulgar Latin) head
    • Inscription 6th century, Circus Flaminius, Roma CIL .VI 29849a:
      ROMA CAPVS MVNDI.

Inflection[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative *capum *capa
Genitive *capī *capōrum
Dative *capō *capīs
Accusative *capum *capa
Ablative *capō *capīs
Vocative *capum *capa

Second declension neuter.

Italo-Western declension of *capum
Number Singular Plural
nominative *cápọ *cápa
genitive *cápi *capọ́rọ
dative *cápọ *cápis
accusative-ablative *cápọ *cápa
Eastern declension of *capum
Number Singular Plural
nominative *cápu *cápa
genitive *cápi *capóru
dative *cápo *cápis
accusative-ablative *cápu *cápa

Descendants[edit]