fenestra

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

fenestra (plural fenestras or fenestrae)

  1. an opening in a body, sometimes with a membrane

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Interlingua[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin. Compare Italian finestra, French fenêtre, Esperanto fenestro, Dutch venster.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fenestra (plural fenestras)

  1. window

Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Probably of Etruscan origin.

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Noun[edit]

fenestra f (genitive fenestrae); first declension

  1. a window, an opening for light,
    Haec domus quattuor fenestras habet.
    This house has four windows.
  2. a breach, a loophole
  3. an orifice, inlet
  4. an opportunity
  5. vocative singular of fenestra

fenestrā f

  1. ablative singular of fenestra

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative fenestra fenestrae
genitive fenestrae fenestrārum
dative fenestrae fenestrīs
accusative fenestram fenestrās
ablative fenestrā fenestrīs
vocative fenestra fenestrae

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin fenestra. Compare the inherited doublet fresta.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /fɨ.ˈnɛʃ.tɾɐ/
  • Hyphenation: fe‧nes‧tra

Noun[edit]

fenestra f (plural fenestras)

  1. (dated, formal) window

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin fenestra.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fe̞ˈne̞s.tɾa/

Noun[edit]

fenestra f (plural fenestras)

  1. (dated) window

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