libra

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin libra.

Noun[edit]

libra (plural librae)

  1. A Roman unit of weight equal to about 327 grams.
  2. Any of various units of weight in Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries approximately equal to 460 grams or a little more than a US or UK pound.
  3. Alternative spelling of libbra, an Italian unit of weight.

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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

libra f

  1. pound (unit of measure)
  2. pound (currency)

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

libra f (plural libre)

  1. pound

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A Mediterranean substrate word, original form something like *lithra, surviving also in Ancient Greek λίτρα (lítra).

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Noun[edit]

lībra f (genitive lībrae); first declension

  1. A Roman unit of measure, equal to twelve ounces. A pound, abbreviation lb.
  2. A pair of scales, balance
  3. A level, a device for making horizontal

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative lībra lībrae
genitive lībrae lībrārum
dative lībrae lībrīs
accusative lībram lībrās
ablative lībrā lībrīs
vocative lībra lībrae

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Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia pt

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

libra f (plural libras)

  1. pound (unit of mass)
  2. pound (unit of sterling or other currency)

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia es

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia es

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin libra.

Noun[edit]

libra f (plural libras)

  1. pound (unit of mass or force/weight)
  2. pound (unit of currency of the United Kingdom and its dependencies)
Synonyms[edit]
  • (unit of currency of the United Kingdom and its dependencies): libra esterlina f

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

libra

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of librar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of librar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of librar.