álgebra

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See also: algebra, Algebra, and àlgebra

Portuguese[edit]

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Noun[edit]

álgebra f (plural álgebras)

  1. algebra

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic الجبر (al-jabr) “reunion”, “resetting of broken parts”, used in the title of al-Khwarizmi’s influential work علم الجبر والمقابلة (ilm al-jabr wa’l-muqābala), “the science of restoration and equating like with like”

Noun[edit]

álgebra f (plural álgebras)

  1. algebra

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Usage notes[edit]

The feminine noun álgebra is like other feminine nouns starting with a stressed a sound in that it takes the definite article el (normally reserved for masculine nouns) in the singular when there is no intervening adjective:

el álgebra

However, if an adjective intervenes between the article and the noun, the article reverts to la.