femina

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

femino (woman) +‎ -a

Adjective[edit]

femina (plural feminaj, accusative singular feminan, accusative plural feminajn)

  1. feminine (of women), women's

Usage notes[edit]

Relatively uncommon; the synonym virina is generally used instead.

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Interlingua[edit]

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Noun[edit]

femina (plural feminas)

  1. woman



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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁-m̥n-eh₂ (who sucks), derivation of the verbal root *dʰeh₁(y)- (to suck, suckle). Related to fīlius, fellō, fētus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classcial) IPA(key): /ˈfeː.mi.na/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

fēmina f (genitive fēminae); first declension

  1. woman, wife
  2. (of animals) female
  3. (grammar) the feminine gender

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative fēmina fēminae
genitive fēminae fēminārum
dative fēminae fēminīs
accusative fēminam fēminās
ablative fēminā fēminīs
vocative fēmina fēminae

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