camara

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

A collateral form of camera (noun), closer to their shared 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 'learnèd' variant of the more usual camera.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

camara f (genitive camarae); first declension

  1. Alternative form of camera
Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

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[homas] Lewis; Charles [Lancaster] Short (1879) [] A New Latin Dictionary [], New York, N.Y.; Cincinnati, Ohio; Chicago, Ill.: American Book Company; 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 with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 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, 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