cara

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See also: Cara, čára, căra, and carā

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin or Vulgar Latin cara, from Ancient Greek κάρα (kára, head, face).

Noun[edit]

cara f (plural cares)

  1. face

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin or Vulgar Latin cara, from Ancient Greek κάρα (kára, head, face).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cara f (plural cares)

  1. face

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

cara

  1. wound

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

cara

  1. third-person singular past historic of carer

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin or Vulgar Latin cara, from Ancient Greek κάρα (kára, head, face).

Noun[edit]

cara f (plural caras)

  1. face (of a person or animal)
  2. surface (face of a polyhedron)

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit

Noun[edit]

cara

  1. way
  2. manner

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish cara (friend, relation) (compare Scottish Gaelic caraid, Manx carrey), from Old Irish carae (friend, relation), from Proto-Celtic *karant- (friend), from Proto-Indo-European *kāro- (dear) (compare Latin cārus, English charity, whore).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cara m (genitive carad, nominative plural cairde)

  1. friend

Declension[edit]

  • Alternative genitive plural: carad (in certain phrases, otherwise archaic)

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cara chara gcara
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cara

  1. feminine form of caro

Noun[edit]

cara f (plural care)

  1. feminine form of caro

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cāra

  1. nominative feminine singular of cārus
  2. nominative neuter plural of cārus
  3. accusative neuter plural of cārus
  4. vocative feminine singular of cārus
  5. nominative neuter plural of cārus

cārā

  1. ablative feminine singular of cārus

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

cara m

  1. genitive singular form of cars

Logudorese Sardinian[edit]

Noun[edit]

cara f

  1. face

Middle Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish carae, from Proto-Celtic *karant- (friend), from Proto-Indo-European *kāro- (dear) (compare Latin cārus, English charity, whore).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cara

  1. friend
    coscc carat — a friend's advice
  2. relative

Declension[edit]

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cara, carait carait, cairde
Vocative cara, carait cairde
Accusative carait cairdiu, cairde
Genitive carat carat, cairde
Dative carait cairdib

Descendants[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Middle Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
cara chara cara
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin [1]

Old Saxon[edit]

Noun[edit]

cara f

  1. Alternative spelling of kara.

Polish[edit]

Noun[edit]

cara

  1. genitive singular of car
  2. accusative singular of car

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese cara, from Late Latin or Vulgar Latin cara, from Ancient Greek κάρα (kára, head, face), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱrh₂esn.

Noun[edit]

cara f (plural caras)

  1. face
  2. heads (side of coin)
Synonyms[edit]
Antonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

cara m (plural caras)

  1. (Brazil, colloquial) man, fellow, guy and any adult male
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin cāra.

Adjective[edit]

cara

  1. feminine form of caro (expensive, dear)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Late Latin or Vulgar Latin cara, from Ancient Greek κάρα (kára, head, face).

Noun[edit]

cara f (plural caras)

  1. face
  2. heads side of a coin
Antonyms[edit]
  • (heads side of a coin): ceca (Argentina)
Derived terms[edit]
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cara

  1. feminine form of caro

Venetian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cara f

  1. feminine form of caro

Welsh[edit]

Verb[edit]

cara

  1. third-person singular present/future of caru
  2. second-person singular imperative of caru