Terra

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See also: terra, tèrra, terrà, and Tèrra

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Terra (goddess of the earth; the Earth itself)

Proper noun[edit]

Terra

  1. (Roman mythology) The Roman earth goddess, equivalent in the interpretatio graeca to Gaea.
  2. (astronomy) The planet Earth.
  3. A female given name.

Usage notes[edit]

The usage of Terra as a name for the planet Earth is particularly common among English-language science fiction writers. Terra had been the official name of Earth for many centuries in the scientific community due to the use of Latin as international science tongue [1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Oxford English Dictionary, 1st ed. "terra, n." Oxford University Press (Oxford), 1911.

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Catalan[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Terra f

  1. Earth

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Galician[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Terra f

  1. Earth

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From terra (land)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɛrra/, [ˈt̪ɛr.ra]
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  • Hyphenation: tèr‧ra
  • Homophone: terra

Proper noun[edit]

Terra f

  1. (astronomy) Earth
  2. (astrology) The astrological element Earth that comprises the three earth signs (Toro, Vergine and Capricorno)

See also[edit]

Solar System in in Italian · sistema solare (layout · text)
Star Sole
Planets and dwarf planets Mercurio Venere Terra Marte Cerere Giove Saturno Urano Nettuno Plutone Haumea Makemake Eris
Notable moons Luna Fobos
Deimos
Ganimede
Callisto
Io
Europa
Titano
Rea
Giapeto
Dione
Teti
Encelado
Mimas
Titania
Oberon
Umbriel
Ariel
Miranda
Tritone Caronte
Idra
Notte
Cerbero
Stige
Hiʻiaka
Namaka
Disnomia

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From terra (earth), to distinguish the goddess or planet from its other senses.

Proper noun[edit]

Terra f (genitive Terrae); first declension

  1. (Roman mythology) The Roman earth goddess, equivalent in the interpretatio graeca to Gaea.
  2. (New Latin) The planet Earth.

Portuguese[edit]

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Terra

Etymology[edit]

From Latin terra.

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Terra f

  1. Earth

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