cámara

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See also: camara, câmara, and cămară

Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

cámara f (plural cámares)

  1. camera

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese camara (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin camara, from Ancient Greek καμάρα (kamára, a vaulted chamber). Doublet of Cambra.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cámara f (plural cámaras)

  1. chamber
    • c1450, A. López Ferreiro (ed.), Historia de la Santa A. M. Iglesia de Santiago de Compostela, VII, p. 136:
      ítem mando que dentro enas ditas casas de miña morada seja apartadamente outra Cámara de libraría en que sejan postos todos meus libros en rroda et almarios
      Item, I order that, inside my houses where I reside, they build another chamber for library, and that they place in it all my books around in shelves
    1. namely, the main bedroom of a house
    2. the room used for deliberation by a legislature
    3. a enclosed space
    4. (firearms) the area holding the ammunition round
  2. camera
  3. (nautical) cabin

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • camara” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • camara” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • cámara” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • cámara” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish, from Vulgar Latin camara, variant of Latin camera, from Ancient Greek καμάρα (kamára, something with an arched cover, a vaulted chamber).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkamaɾa/
  • Hyphenation: cá‧ma‧ra

Noun[edit]

cámara f (plural cámaras)

  1. room
  2. chamber
  3. legislature
  4. camera
  5. inner tube
  6. (nautical) cabin
  7. bowel movement (Synonym of deposición)

Noun[edit]

cámara m or f (plural cámaras)

  1. (cinematography) cameraman, camera operator (somebody who operates a movie camera or television camera)
    Synonym: camarógrafo

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