candela

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See also: candéła and candelă

English[edit]

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  • (abbreviation) cd

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From Latin candela ‎(candle).

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candela ‎(plural candelas)

  1. In the International System of Units, the base unit of luminous intensity; the luminous intensity, in a given direction, of a source that emits monochromatic radiation of frequency 540 × 1012 hertz and that has a radiant intensity in that direction of 1/683 watt per steradian. Symbol: cd

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candela f ‎(plural candeles)

  1. candle

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin candela: candle.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: can‧de‧la

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candela m, f ‎(plural candela's)

  1. candela

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin candela. Compare the inherited doublet chandelle.

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  • (file)

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candela f ‎(plural candelas)

  1. candela (SI unit of luminous intensity)

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin candela.

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candela f ‎(plural candele)

  1. candle
  2. spark plug
  3. candela
  4. (slang) snot
  5. chandelle (aerobatic maneuver)

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From candeō ‎(shine, glitter; glow) +‎ -ēla.

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candēla f ‎(genitive candēlae); first declension

  1. A light made of wax or tallow; tallow candle or taper.
  2. A fire.
  3. A cord covered with wax.

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First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative candēla candēlae
genitive candēlae candēlārum
dative candēlae candēlīs
accusative candēlam candēlās
ablative candēlā candēlīs
vocative candēla candēlae

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: can‧de‧la

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candela f (plural candelas)

  1. (physics) candela (unit of measurement of luminous intensity)

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin candēla.

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candela f ‎(plural candelas)

  1. candle
  2. (phsics) candela (physical unit)
  3. combustible
  4. fire, light

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candela c

  1. candela