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Old Occitan[edit]

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From Vulgar Latin *bellitātem, accusative of *bellitās (beauty), derived from Latin bellus (beautiful).


beltat f (oblique plural beltats, nominative singular beltat, nominative plural beltats)

  1. beauty
    • 1180s, Bertran de Born, Rassa, tant creis e mont'e poia, collected in The Poems of the Troubadour Bertran de Born, published 1986, lines 5–6, page 97:
      Qe·l vezers de sa beltat loia ¶ los pros a sos ops, cui que doia.
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  • Old Italian: beltate, beltade