alarma

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See also: alarmá and alarmà

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compression of a l'arma! (to the arms!). Cf. French alarme, Italian all'arme.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alarma f (plural alarmes)

  1. (military) alarm (a call to arms in preparation against an approaching enemy)
  2. (by extension)alarm (a warning of any type of danger)
  3. (psychology) alarm (fear or apprehension caused by a perceived danger)

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

alarma

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

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From alarm +‎ -a. From English alarm, from Middle English alarme, alarom, from Middle French alarme, itself from Old Italian all'arme! (to arms!, to the weapons!), ultimately from Latin arma (arms, weapons).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧lar‧ma

Noun[edit]

alarma

  1. an alarm
    1. any sound or information intended to give notice of approaching danger; a warning sound to arouse attention; a warning of danger
    2. a mechanical device for awaking people, or rousing their attention
    3. an instance of an alarm ringing, beeping or clanging, to give a noise signal at a certain time

Verb[edit]

alarma

  1. to alarm
    1. to give (someone) notice of approaching danger
    2. to rouse to vigilance and action; to put on the alert
    3. to surprise with apprehension of danger; to fill with anxiety in regard to threatening evil; to excite with sudden fear

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

alarmo +‎ -a.

Adjective[edit]

alarma (accusative singular alarman, plural alarmaj, accusative plural alarmajn)

  1. alarming

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

alarma

  1. third-person singular past historic of alarmer

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

alarma

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

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian all'arme, allarme; cf. also French alarme.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

alarma f (plural alarmas)

  1. alarm

Verb[edit]

alarma

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