cella

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See also: Cella and cel·la

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cella. Doublet of cell.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cella (plural cellae)

  1. (architecture) The central, enclosed part of an ancient temple, as distinguished from the open porticos. [from 17th c.]
    • 1990, Camille Paglia, Sexual Personae:
      Room by room, Sarrasine advances to the cella of the hermaphrodite god, veiled like Spenser's Venus.

Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a shortened form of Latin supercilium.

Noun[edit]

cella f

  1. eyebrow

Catalan[edit]

Catalan Wikipedia has articles on:
Wikipedia ca

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan (compare Occitan cilha), from Latin cilia (compare Spanish ceja), from cilium (compare French cil), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱel-yo-m, from *ḱel- (to cover).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cella f (plural celles)

  1. eyebrow

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


French[edit]

Noun[edit]

cella f (plural cellas)

  1. cella

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese [Term?] (compare Portuguese celha), from Latin cilia (compare Spanish ceja), from cilium.

Noun[edit]

cella f (plural cellas)

  1. eyebrow

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cella (chamber, small room).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈt͡sɛlːɒ]
  • Hyphenation: cel‧la
  • Rhymes: -lɒ

Noun[edit]

cella (plural cellák)

  1. cell (room in a prison or jail for one or more inmates)
    Hyponym: börtöncella
  2. cell (small room in a monastery or nunnery accommodating one person)
  3. (architecture) cella (central, enclosed part of an ancient temple)
  4. (biology, archaic) cell (basic unit of a living organism)
    Synonym: sejt
  5. cell (each of the small hexagonal compartments in a honeycomb)
  6. (electricity) cell (basic unit of a battery)
  7. (communication) cell (region of radio reception that is a part of a larger radio network)
  8. (statistics) cell (unit in a statistical array where a row and a column intersect)
    Synonym: mező

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative cella cellák
accusative cellát cellákat
dative cellának celláknak
instrumental cellával cellákkal
causal-final celláért cellákért
translative cellává cellákká
terminative celláig cellákig
essive-formal cellaként cellákként
essive-modal
inessive cellában cellákban
superessive cellán cellákon
adessive cellánál celláknál
illative cellába cellákba
sublative cellára cellákra
allative cellához cellákhoz
elative cellából cellákból
delative celláról cellákról
ablative cellától celláktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
celláé celláké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
celláéi cellákéi
Possessive forms of cella
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. cellám celláim
2nd person sing. cellád celláid
3rd person sing. cellája cellái
1st person plural cellánk celláink
2nd person plural cellátok celláitok
3rd person plural cellájuk celláik

Derived terms[edit]

Compound words

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tótfalusi, István. Idegenszó-tár: Idegen szavak értelmező és etimológiai szótára (’A Storehouse of Foreign Words: an explanatory and etymological dictionary of foreign words’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2005. →ISBN

Further reading[edit]

  • cella in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • cella in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (’A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031 (work in progress; published A–ez as of 2021)

Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has articles on:
Wikipedia it

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cella, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱelnā.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cella f (plural celle)

  1. cell

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Related terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱelneh₂, which consists of Proto-Indo-European *ḱel- (to cover) and a suffix -nā. Cognate to Proto-Indo-European *ḱel-: Latin clam, Latin celo, Proto-Germanic *helaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cella f (genitive cellae); first declension

  1. a small room, a hut, storeroom
  2. a barn, granary
  3. the part of a temple where the image of a god stood; altar, sanctuary, shrine, pantry

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cella cellae
Genitive cellae cellārum
Dative cellae cellīs
Accusative cellam cellās
Ablative cellā cellīs
Vocative cella cellae

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • cell in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • cella in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press

References[edit]

  • cella in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • cella in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • cella in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • cella in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • cella in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • cella in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • cella in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

cella m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of celle

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

cella f

  1. definite singular of celle