cara

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See also: Cara, čára, căra, carā, cará, and cà rá

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin or Vulgar Latin cara, from Ancient Greek κάρα (kára, head, face).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cara f (plural cares)

  1. (anatomy) face
    Synonym: rostru

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Late Latin or Vulgar Latin cara, from Ancient Greek κάρα (kára, head, face).

Noun[edit]

cara f (plural cares)

  1. face (front part of the head)
  2. face (public image)
  3. heads (side of a coin)
  4. face, surface

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cara f sg

  1. feminine singular of car

Further reading[edit]


Crimean Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

cara

  1. wound

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

cara

  1. third-person singular past historic of carer

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese cara, from Late Latin or Vulgar Latin cara, from Ancient Greek κάρα (kára, head, face).

Noun[edit]

cara f (plural caras)

  1. face (of a person or animal)
  2. surface (face of a polyhedron)

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit आचार (ācāra, behaviour, good conduct; usage; custom; rule). Alternatively, from Persian چاره (čâra, remedy; help; business; scheme; means, manner, mode).

Noun[edit]

cara

  1. way
  2. manner

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish cara (friend, relation) (compare Scottish Gaelic caraid, Manx carrey), from Old Irish carae (friend, relation), from Proto-Celtic *karants (friend), from Proto-Indo-European *kāro- (dear) (compare Latin cārus, English charity, whore).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cara m (genitive singular carad, nominative plural cairde)

  1. friend

Declension[edit]

  • Alternative genitive plural: carad (in certain phrases, otherwise archaic)

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cara chara gcara
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "cara" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • 1 cara” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “cara” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • Entries containing “cara” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “cara” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cara f sg

  1. Feminine singular of adjective caro.

Noun[edit]

cara f (plural care)

  1. feminine equivalent of caro

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inflected form of cārus (beloved).

Adjective[edit]

cāra

  1. nominative feminine singular of cārus
  2. nominative neuter plural of cārus
  3. accusative neuter plural of cārus
  4. vocative feminine singular of cārus
  5. nominative neuter plural of cārus

cārā

  1. ablative feminine singular of cārus

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek κάρα (kára, head, face), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱr̥h₂-(e)s-n-.

Noun[edit]

cara f (genitive carae); first declension

  1. face
Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cara carae
genitive carae carārum
dative carae carīs
accusative caram carās
ablative carā carīs
vocative cara carae
Descendants[edit]

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

cara m

  1. genitive singular form of cars

Middle Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish carae, from Proto-Celtic *karants (friend), from Proto-Indo-European *kāro- (dear) (compare Latin cārus, English charity, whore).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cara

  1. friend
    coscc carata friend's advice
  2. relative

Declension[edit]

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cara, carait carait, cairde
Vocative cara, carait cairde
Accusative carait cairdiu, cairde
Genitive carat carat, cairde
Dative carait cairdib

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Middle Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
cara chara cara
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • 1 cara” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Old Saxon[edit]

Noun[edit]

cara f

  1. Alternative spelling of kara

Polish[edit]

Noun[edit]

cara

  1. genitive singular of car
  2. accusative singular of car

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese cara, from Late Latin or Vulgar Latin cara, from Ancient Greek κάρα (kára, head, face), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱrh₂esn.

Noun[edit]

cara f (plural caras)

  1. face
    Synonyms: face, rosto
  2. heads (side of coin)
    cara ou coroahead or tails
    Synonym: anverso
    Antonym: coroa
  3. (informal) resemblance, appearance (perceived characteristic of a person, object or situation)
    Ele tem cara de idiota.
    He looks like an idiot.
Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:cara.

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

cara m (plural caras)

  1. (Brazil, colloquial) man, fellow, guy and any adult male
    Synonyms: bicho, camarada, cabra, tipo
Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:cara.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin cāra.

Adjective[edit]

cara

  1. Feminine singular of adjective caro.
Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:caro.


Sardinian[edit]

Noun[edit]

cara f

  1. (Logudorese) face

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkaɾa/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Late Latin or Vulgar Latin cara, from Ancient Greek κάρα (kára, head, face).

Noun[edit]

cara f (plural caras)

  1. (anatomy) face (the front part of the head)
    Synonyms: rostro, haz
  2. face (one's facial expression)
  3. face (the frontal aspect of something)
    Synonyms: frente, fachada
  4. (colloquial) gall, nerve (impudence)
  5. (geometry) face (any of the flat bounding surfaces of a polyhedron)
  6. heads (side of a coin)
    Synonym: anverso
    Antonyms: cruz, ceca (Argentina)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cara

  1. Feminine singular of adjective caro.

Further reading[edit]


Venetian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cara f sg

  1. feminine singular of caro

Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • câr (literary, third-person singular present/future)
  • caraf (first-person singular future)
  • cariff (colloquial, third-person singular future)
  • carith (colloquial, third-person singular future)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

cara

  1. inflection of caru:
    1. (colloquial) first-person singular future
    2. (literary) third-person singular present indicative / future
    3. second-person singular imperative

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cara gara nghara chara
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.