cera

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See also: Cera, ceră, and c'era

Asturian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin cēra.

Noun[edit]

cera f (plural ceres)

  1. wax

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cēra (wax).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʃera/, [ˈt͡ʃeː.ra]
  • Hyphenation: cé‧ra

Noun[edit]

cera f (plural cere)

  1. wax
  2. complexion

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A foreign loan from a substrate language, cognate with Ancient Greek κηρός (kērós) and Albanian qiri.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cēra f (genitive cērae); first declension

  1. wax, beeswax, honeycomb
  2. a writing tablet covered with wax
  3. a wax seal
  4. a wax image

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cēra cērae
genitive cērae cērārum
dative cērae cērīs
accusative cēram cērās
ablative cērā cērīs
vocative cēra cērae

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Descendants[edit]

Verb[edit]

cēra

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of cērō

References[edit]

  • cera in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • cera in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “cera”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • cera” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • cera in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • cera in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  1. ^ Mallory, Douglas, Encyclopedia of Indo-European Culture

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cyra, from German Zier.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cera f

  1. complexion

Declension[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese cera (wax), Latin cēra.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cera f (plural ceras)

  1. wax (oily, water-resistant substance)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cēra (wax).

Noun[edit]

cera f (plural ceras)

  1. wax

Related terms[edit]