costa

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin costa (cognate with coast).

Noun[edit]

costa (plural costas or costae)

  1. (anatomy) A rib.
  2. (biology) A riblike part of a plant or animal, such as a middle rib of a leaf or a thickened vein or the margin of an insect wing.
    1. (entomology) The vein forming the leading edge of most insect wings.

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  • (vein of insect wing): C

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin costa.

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costa f (plural costes)

  1. shore (land adjoining a large body of water)

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin costa.

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costa f (plural costes)

  1. coast
  2. slope
  3. rib
  4. the underside of an insect's wing

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Verb[edit]

costa

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of costar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of costar

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin costa.

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costa f (plural coste)

  1. coast
  2. shore
  3. slope (of a mountain)
  4. (anatomy) rib
  5. (botany) rib, vein
  6. spine (of a book)
  7. welt (of fabric)

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Verb[edit]

costa

  1. third-person singular present indicative of costare
  2. second-person singular imperative of costare

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costa

  1. third-person singular present indicative of coster
  2. third-person plural present indicative of coster
  3. second-person singular imperative of coster

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kost- (compare Old Church Slavonic кость (kostĭ)); compare *h₃ost-, whence os (bone).

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Noun[edit]

costa f (genitive costae); first declension

  1. a rib
  2. a side, a wall
    Costae navium.
    The sides of ships.
    Costae aheni.
    The sides of a cauldron.
    Tergora diripere costis.
    To tear off the skin.

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First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative costa costae
genitive costae costārum
dative costae costīs
accusative costam costās
ablative costā costīs
vocative costa costae

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Portuguese[edit]

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costa

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin costa (edge, coast), from Latin costa (side, rib).

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costa f (plural costas)

  1. coast (shoreline)

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian costare, from Latin constāre, present active infinitive of constō.

Verb[edit]

a costa (third-person singular present costă, past participle costat1st conj.

  1. to cost

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Galician costa or Catalan costa. Compare also the Spanish doublet cuesta.

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costa f (plural costas)

  1. coast, shore
  2. expense, costs in certain expressions.
    vivir a costa de

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