historia

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See also: história and història

Asturian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin historia.

Noun[edit]

historia f (plural histories)

  1. history
  2. story

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Esperanto[edit]

Adjective[edit]

historia (plural historiaj, accusative singular historian, accusative plural historiajn)

  1. historical (relating to history)
  2. historic (of great importance)

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈhisto̞ri.ɑ]
  • Hyphenation: his‧to‧ri‧a

Noun[edit]

historia

  1. history

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Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

historia (plural historias)

  1. history

Latin[edit]

Latin Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia la

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἱστορία (historía, learning through research, narration of what is learned), from ἱστορέω (historéō, to learn through research, to inquire), from ἵστωρ (hístōr, the one who knows, the expert, the judge).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

historia f (genitive historiae); first declension

  1. history
  2. account
  3. story

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative historia historiae
genitive historiae historiārum
dative historiae historiīs
accusative historiam historiās
ablative historiā historiīs
vocative historia historiae

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Noun[edit]

historia m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of historie

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

historia f

  1. definite singular of historie

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin historia.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

historia f

  1. history
  2. story

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External links[edit]

  • historia” in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin historia, from Ancient Greek ἱστορία (historía).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

historia f (plural historias)

  1. history
  2. story
  3. The letter H in the Spanish phonetic alphabet

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Swahili[edit]

Noun[edit]

historia (needs class)

  1. history (aggregate of past events)


This Swahili entry was created from the translations listed at history. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see historia in the Swahili Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) August 2009


Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

historia c

  1. history
    Hon är professor i historia.
    She is a professor of history.
    Landet har en lång historia av blodiga krig.
    The country has a long history of bloody wars.
  2. A story, plot (of a work of fiction)
  3. A joke or anecdote
  4. An event, incident or affair.
    Mitt äktenskap var en riktigt sorglig historia.
    My marriage was a really sorry affair.

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Usage notes[edit]

Usually, the phrase rolig historia denotes a shorter joke with a funny (witty...) punchline, while historia by itself usually denotes a story (or an anecdote).

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