aranea

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Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

aranea (plural araneas)

  1. spider

Latin[edit]

arānea (spider)

Etymology[edit]

Either from Ancient Greek ἀράχνη (arákhnē) or from the same source. Derivative: arāneus (spider).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /aˈraː.ne.a/, [äˈɾäːneä]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /aˈra.ne.a/, [ɑˈrɑːnɛɑ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

arānea f (genitive arāneae); first declension

  1. spider
  2. spider's web, cobweb
  3. (figuratively) threads similar to spiders' webs

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative arānea arāneae
Genitive arāneae arāneārum
Dative arāneae arāneīs
Accusative arāneam arāneās
Ablative arāneā arāneīs
Vocative arānea arāneae

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • arāneola (small spider)
  • arāneōsus (full of cobwebs or spider's webs; similar to cobwebs; cobwebby)

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • aranea in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • aranea in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • aranea 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)
  • aranea in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette