ametista

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Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ametista f (plural ametistes)

  1. amethyst

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ametisto +‎ -a

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ameˈtista/
  • Hyphenation: a‧me‧tis‧ta
  • Rhymes: -ista

Adjective[edit]

ametista (accusative singular ametistan, plural ametistaj, accusative plural ametistajn)

  1. amethyst (containing or made of the gemstone; of a similar purple colour)
    • Jean Ribillard, “Preĝo de M’saud” in Nica literatura revuo, 1/6,
      Post beata ripozo ni ekreiris al Beni-Abbès ĉe karbunkola krepusko, kiu gradete nin sorbadis en sian ametistan apoteozon.
      After a blessed repose, we set back out for Beni-Abbès in a carbuncle twilight, which gradually drew us into its amethyst apotheosis.

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin amethystus.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ametista f (plural ametistas)

  1. amethyst

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin amethystus, from Ancient Greek ἀμέθυστος (améthustos, remedy against inebriation), from ἀ- (a-) (privative prefix) + μεθύειν (methúein, to become inebriated).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ametista f (plural ametiste)

  1. amethyst

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Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

ametista m

  1. genitive singular form of ametists

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀμέθυστος (améthustos, not drunk), from ἀ- (a-, not) + μεθύω (methúō, I am drunk), from μέθυ (méthu, wine).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɐmɨˈtiʃtɐ/
  • Hyphenation: a‧me‧tis‧ta

Noun[edit]

ametista f (plural ametistas)

  1. amethyst (gem)