camara

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See also: câmara, cámara, and cămară

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

A collateral form of camera (noun), forming a closer analogy with its etymon, the Ancient Greek κᾰμᾰ́ρᾱ (kamárā). Although often associated with Vulgar Latin, it could also be found in some Classical Latin authors' works, as a more "learned" variant of the more usual camera.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

camara f (genitive camarae); first declension

  1. Alternative spelling of camera
Declension[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative camara camarae
genitive camarae camarārum
dative camarae camarīs
accusative camaram camarās
ablative camarā camarīs
vocative camara camarae

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • camara in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • camara in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • camara in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • cămăra in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, page 249/2
  • camara in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • camara in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • camara in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • camara” on page 262 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)
  • Niermeyer, Jan Frederik (1976), “camara”, in Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus (in Latin), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 117/1

Etymology 2[edit]

A regularly conjugated form of camarō (verb).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

camarā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of camarō

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin camara, from Latin camera, from Ancient Greek καμάρα (kamára).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

camara f

  1. room, chamber

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

camara f (plural camaras)

  1. Obsolete spelling of câmara