candela

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English[edit]

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  • (abbreviation) cd

Etymology[edit]

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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Noun[edit]

candela f (plural candeles)

  1. candle

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: can‧de‧la

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin candela: candle.

Noun[edit]

candela m, f (plural candela's)

  1. candela

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin candēla. Doublet of chandelle.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

candela f (plural candelas)

  1. candela (SI unit of luminous intensity)

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin candela.

Noun[edit]

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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Noun[edit]

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.

Inflection[edit]

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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References[edit]

  • candela in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • candela in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “candela”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • candela” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • candela in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • candela in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1973), “կանթեղ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume II, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 514

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: can‧de‧la

Noun[edit]

candela f (plural candelas)

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

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin candēla.

Noun[edit]

candela f (plural candelas)

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

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Noun[edit]

candela c

  1. candela