metaphora

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μεταφορά (metaphorá), from μεταφέρω (metaphérō, I transfer, apply), from μετά (metá, with, across, after) + φέρω (phérō, I bear, carry)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

metaphora f (genitive metaphorae); first declension

  1. a metaphor

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative metaphora metaphorae
genitive metaphorae metaphorārum
dative metaphorae metaphorīs
accusative metaphoram metaphorās
ablative metaphorā metaphorīs
vocative metaphora metaphorae