alea

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See also: aleá, aléa, Alea, and ALEA

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

alea

  1. partitive singular of ale

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ālea.

Noun[edit]

alea f (plural alee)

  1. risk
  2. uncertainty

Related terms[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally "pivot-bone" or "joint-bone", since bones were used as early dice; from axis (via a form *axlea).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ālea f (genitive āleae); first declension

  1. (games) a die
  2. (games) any game involving dice
  3. (gambling) the game of chance

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative ālea āleae
Genitive āleae āleārum
Dative āleae āleīs
Accusative āleam āleās
Ablative āleā āleīs
Vocative ālea āleae

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Italian: alea
  • Spanish: álea, aleas

References[edit]

  • alea”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • alea”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • alea in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • alea in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • alea”, in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • alea”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • alea”, in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • alea”, in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • alea”, in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2023), “aleatory”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ale, from Latin illae, nominative feminine plural of ille.

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

alea

  1. nominative/accusative feminine/neuter plural of ăla: those
    Synonym: acele

Pronoun[edit]

alea

  1. nominative/accusative feminine/neuter plural of ăla: those ones

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

alea

  1. inflection of alear:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative