aqua

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin aqua, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ekʷeh₂, whence also Old English ēa, ǽ (river). More at ea.

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aqua (countable and uncountable, plural aquas or aquae)

  1. (inorganic chemistry) The compound water.
  2. A shade of colour, usually a mix of green and blue similar to the colour turquoise.
    aqua colour:    
    • 2009 June 27, Patricia Cohen, “Employing Art Along With Ambassadors”, New York Times:
      Ms. Rockburne, with help from a team of artists, is working on a gargantuan mural of deep blues, shimmering aquas and luminous gold leaf that is headed for the American Embassy in Kingston, Jamaica.

Adjective[edit]

aqua (comparative more aqua, superlative most aqua)

  1. Of a greenish-blue colour.

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Adjective[edit]

aqua

  1. aqueous

Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

aqua (plural aquas)

  1. water

Interlingue[edit]

Noun[edit]

aqua

  1. water

Istriot[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin aqua.

Noun[edit]

aqua f (plural aque)

  1. water

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *akʷā, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ekʷeh₂. Cognate with Old English ēa (flowing water, stream, river). More at ea.

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Noun[edit]

aqua f (genitive aquae); first declension

  1. water

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First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative aqua aquae
genitive aquae aquārum
dative aquae aquīs
accusative aquam aquās
ablative aquā aquīs
vocative aqua aquae

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