Caudal vs Cranial what difference

what is difference between Caudal and Cranial

English

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin caudālis (having a tail).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɔːdəl/
  • Rhymes: -ɔːdəl
  • Homophones: coddle (in accents with the cot-caught merger), caudle

Adjective

caudal (not comparable)

  1. (zoology) Pertaining to the tail or posterior or hind part of a body.
    • the male widow-bird, remarkable for his caudal plumes
    • 1982, TC Boyle, Water Music, Penguin 2006, p. 3:
      Dassoud [] stepped forward with a lash composed of the caudal appendages of half a dozen wildebeests.

Derived terms

Related terms

  • queue

Translations

Noun

caudal (plural caudals)

  1. A caudal vertebra.

Translations

Anagrams

  • Dacula, Laduca

French

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin caudālis, from cauda. See also queue.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ko.dal/

Adjective

caudal (feminine singular caudale, masculine plural caudaux, feminine plural caudales)

  1. (anatomy) caudal

Further reading

  • “caudal” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /kaw.ˈdaw/

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Latin caudālis (having a tail), from cauda (tail). Equivalent to cauda +‎ -al.

Adjective

caudal m or f (plural caudais, comparable)

  1. (zoology) caudal (of or relating to the tail)
Derived terms

Noun

caudal f (plural caudais)

  1. caudal vertebra
    Synonym: vértebra caudal

Etymology 2

Borrowed from Spanish caudal, from Latin capitālis (capital; deadly). See also the doublets cabedal and capital.

Noun

caudal m (plural caudais)

  1. torrent (heavy stream or flow)
    Synonym: torrente
  2. (hydrology) discharge (volume of water transported by a river in a certain amount of time)
    Synonyms: fluxo, vazão
  3. (figuratively) a great amount of volume of something
    Synonym: monte

Adjective

caudal m or f (plural caudais, comparable)

  1. torrential (flowing heavily)
    Synonyms: caudaloso, torrencial
Related terms

Romanian

Etymology

From French caudale

Adjective

caudal m or n (feminine singular caudală, masculine plural caudali, feminine and neuter plural caudale)

  1. caudal

Declension


Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kauˈdal/, [kau̯ˈð̞al]

Etymology 1

From Old Spanish cabdal, from Latin capitālis. Doublet of capital. Cognate with English chattel, cattle and capital.

Noun

caudal m (plural caudales)

  1. flow
  2. volume
  3. funds
Derived terms
  • caja de caudales
  • caudaloso

Etymology 2

Borrowed from Latin caudālis.

Adjective

caudal (plural caudales)

  1. caudal
Derived terms
  • aleta caudal


English

Etymology

From cranium +‎ -al.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɹeɪ.ni.əl/
  • Rhymes: -eɪniəl

Adjective

cranial (not comparable)

  1. (anatomy) Of or relating to the cranium, or to the skull.
  2. (anatomy) Synonym of cephalic.

Derived terms

Translations

References

  • “cranial”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–present.
  • “cranial”, in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary, (Please provide a date or year).

Anagrams

  • carinal, clarain

Asturian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [kɾaˈnjal]

Adjective

cranial (epicene, plural craniales)

  1. (anatomy) cranial

Related terms

  • craniu

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /kɾə.niˈal/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /kɾa.niˈal/

Etymology

From crani +‎ -al.

Adjective

cranial (masculine and feminine plural cranials)

  1. cranial

Related terms

  • crani

Further reading

  • “cranial” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

French

Alternative forms

  • crânial

Adjective

cranial (feminine singular craniale, masculine plural craniaux, feminine plural craniales)

  1. cranial

Galician

Adjective

cranial m or f (plural craniais)

  1. cranial

Related terms

  • cranio

Interlingua

Adjective

cranial (not comparable)

  1. cranial

Related terms

  • cranio

Romanian

Etymology

From German kranial

Adjective

cranial m or n (feminine singular cranială, masculine plural craniali, feminine and neuter plural craniale)

  1. cranial

Declension


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