altare

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See also: Altare and Altäre

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin altāre.

Noun[edit]

altare m (plural altari)

  1. altar

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

altāre

  1. present active infinitive of altō

Etymology 2[edit]

Probably from adolere, influenced by altus. In Classical Latin, mainly used as plural form altāria. See other forms altār and altārium.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

altare

  1. altar, fitting for burnt offerings
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • altare in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

Old Frisian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

altāre m, n

  1. altar

Declension[edit]


Swedish[edit]

altare

Etymology[edit]

From late Old Norse altari, from Old Saxon altari, from Latin altāre (altar).

Noun[edit]

altare n

  1. altar (flat-topped structure used for religious rites)

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