cella

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

cella (plural cellae)

  1. (architecture) The part enclosed within the walls of an ancient temple, as distinguished from the open porticos.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Catalan[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin cilia, from cilium.

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Noun[edit]

cella f (plural celles)

  1. eyebrow

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cilia, from cilium.

Noun[edit]

cella f (plural cellas)

  1. eyebrow

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Latin cella.

Noun[edit]

cella f (plural celle)

  1. cell

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱelnā, which consists of Proto-Indo-European *ḱel- (to cover) and a suffix -nā. Cognate to Proto-Indo-European *ḱel-: Latin clam, Latin celo, Proto-Germanic *helaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cella f (genitive cellae); first declension

  1. a small room, a hut, barn, granary
  2. the part of a temple where the image of a god stood; altar, sanctuary, shrine, pantry

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative cella cellae
genitive cellae cellārum
dative cellae cellīs
accusative cellam cellās
ablative cellā cellīs
vocative cella cellae

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External links[edit]

  • cell in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
  • cella in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Noun[edit]

cella m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of celle

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

cella f

  1. definite singular of celle