tabula

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

tabula (plural tabulae)

  1. A table or tablet.
  2. (zoology) One of the transverse plants found in the calicles of certain corals and hydroids.

Related terms[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tabula

  1. third-person singular past historic of tabuler

Interlingua[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tabula (plural tabulas)

  1. (item of furniture) table

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

tabula

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

Latin[edit]

Tabula Franciae cum flumine Ligere insignata W
Map of France with river Loire

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *th₂-dʰlo-, from *teh₂- (to stand) (a variety of *steh₂- without s-mobile, whence also Latin stō, stāre (to stand)) + *-dʰlo- (instrumental suffix). The original meaning would then be “that which stands”.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tabula f (genitive tabulae); first declension

  1. tablet, sometimes a tablet covered with wax for writing
  2. board or plank
  3. (by extension) map, painting, document or other item put onto a tablet

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative tabula tabulae
genitive tabulae tabulārum
dative tabulae tabulīs
accusative tabulam tabulās
ablative tabulā tabulīs
vocative tabula tabulae

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References[edit]

  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, page 604

Latvian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tabula f (4th declension)

  1. table (data arranged in rows and columns)

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

tabula

  1. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present indicative of tabular
  2. Second-person singular (tu) affirmative imperative of tabular

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

tabula

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