Tanagra

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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Tupi tangara.

Proper noun[edit]

Tanagra f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Thraupidae – synonymized with Tangara, some of the tanagers.

English[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Tanagra

  1. A city in southeastern Viotia prefecture Greece.

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Noun[edit]

Tanagra (countable and uncountable, plural Tanagras)

  1. (often attributive) A style of terracotta statuary from the 5th to 3rd centuries BCE.
    • 1983, Lawrence Durrell, Sebastian, Faber & Faber 2004 (Avignon Quintet), p. 1005:
      He advanced, touched the covers with his fingers as if to identify and greet the author of each, and then progressed towards the group of Tanagra figures in their glass case.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Τάναγρα (Tánagra).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Tānagra f sg (genitive Tānagrae); first declension

  1. A town of Boeotia situated on a fertile plain upon the left bank of the Asopus

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Tānagra
Genitive Tānagrae
Dative Tānagrae
Accusative Tānagram
Ablative Tānagrā
Vocative Tānagra
Locative Tānagrae

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