certa

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See also: Certã, çerta, čerta, and черта

Catalan[edit]

Adjective[edit]

certa

  1. feminine of cert

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Common Romance, from Latin certus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡serta/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: cer‧ta
  • Rhymes: -erta

Adjective[edit]

certa (accusative singular certan, plural certaj, accusative plural certajn)

  1. certain, sure
    • 1910, L. L. Zamenhof, speech at the sixth World Congress of Esperanto in Washington, D.C.:
      Mi estas certa, ke kiam ni ilin revidos, ni ne plu rekonos ilin.
      I am sure that when we see them again, we will no longer recognize them.
    Antonym: necerta
  2. certain, some, determinate
    • 1907, L. L. Zamenhof (tr.), La revizoro, Paris: Esperantista Centra Librejo, translation of Ревизор by Nikolaj Vasiljeviĉ Gogol, Acto unua:
      Nu, en certaj okazoj multe da saĝo estas pli malbona, ol se oni ĝin tute ne havus.
      Now, in certain cases a lot of wisdom is worse than if you had none at all.

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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Esperanto certa, from English certain, French certain, Italian certo, Spanish cierto.

Adjective[edit]

certa

  1. certain, sure, guaranteed

Antonyms[edit]

  • necerta (uncertain, unsettle, not determined, dubious, precarious, unsteady)

Derived terms[edit]

  • certajo (certainty (something certain))
  • certe (certainly, surely, undoubtedly, assuredly, verily)
  • certeskar (to certify)
  • certeso (certainty)
  • certigar (to certify, ensure)
  • necerta (uncertain, unsettle, not determined, dubious, precarious, unsteady)

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

certa f sg

  1. feminine singular of certo

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Ladin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

certa f sg

  1. feminine singular of cert

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

certā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of certō

Adjective[edit]

certa

  1. inflection of certus:
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural

Adjective[edit]

certā

  1. ablative feminine singular of certus

Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

certa

  1. inflection of cert:
    1. nominative plural feminine/neuter
    2. vocative/accusative plural all genders

Mutation[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

certa

  1. Feminine singular of adjective certo.

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin certāre, present active infinitive of certō.

Verb[edit]

a certa (third-person singular present ceartă, past participle certat1st conj.

  1. (reflexive) to quarrel, squabble, argue, altercate, row, argufy, wrangle, fall out with someone
  2. to scold, chide, rebuke, reprove, reprehend

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