asteria

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

asteria

  1. plural of asterion

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin asteria, from Ancient Greek ἀστήρ (astḗr), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr.

Noun[edit]

asteria f (plural asterie)

  1. starfish

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably borrowed from Ancient Greek ᾰ̓στερῐ́ᾱ (asteríā), a feminine substantive of ᾰ̓στέρῐος (astérios, starry). Compare to asterītēs, astrītēs also borrowed from Ancient Greek ᾰ̓στερῑ́της (asterī́tēs, that name of a a mystical precious stone).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

asteria f (genitive asteriae); first declension

  1. A kind of precious stone

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative asteria asteriae
genitive asteriae asteriārum
dative asteriae asteriīs
accusative asteriam asteriās
ablative asteriā asteriīs
vocative asteria asteriae

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