certa

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Catalan[edit]

Adjective[edit]

certa

  1. feminine of cert

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Common Romance, from Latin certus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtserta/
  • Hyphenation: cer‧ta

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.
  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

Derived terms[edit]

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

Antonyms[edit]

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

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

certa f

  1. feminine singular of certo

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Ladin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

certa

  1. feminine singular of cert

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

certā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of certō

Adjective[edit]

certa

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

certā

  1. ablative feminine singular of certus

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

certa

  1. feminine singular of 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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