quadra

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

quadra (plural quadrae)

  1. (architecture) The plinth, or lowest member, of any pedestal, podium, water table, or the like.
  2. A fillet, or listel.

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

quadra f (plural quadre)

  1. (nautical) square sail, square rigged
  2. square bracket

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

quadra

  1. third-person singular present indicative of quadrare
  2. second-person singular imperative of quadrare

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From quattuor (four).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

quādra f (genitive quādrae); first declension

  1. square

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative quādra quādrae
genitive quādrae quādrārum
dative quādrae quādrīs
accusative quādram quādrās
ablative quādrā quādrīs
vocative quādra quādrae

References[edit]

  • quadra in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • quadrate in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin quadra.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

quadra f (plural quadras)

  1. a large square compound where samba schools practice
  2. a block of buildings
  3. a sport venue; a court
  4. (Poetry) a quatrain
  5. season, period, time
    Quadra festiva. — “Festive season.”
  6. (lottery): a set of four numbers
  7. (card games) four