cisterna

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See also: cisternă

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

cisterna (plural cisternae)

  1. (biology) Any of the various membranes sections comprising some organelles like the Golgi apparatus and the endoplasmic reticulum.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cisterna.

Noun[edit]

cisterna f (plural cisternes)

  1. cistern
  2. tank (a closed container for liquids or gases)

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin cisterna.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cisterna f

  1. tank (closed container)

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Further reading[edit]

  • cisterna in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • cisterna in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cisterna, from cista, from Ancient Greek κίστη (kístē, box).

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Noun[edit]

cisterna f (plural cisternas)

  1. cistern
    • 1395, Miguel González Garcés (ed.), Historia de La Coruña. Edad Media. A Coruña: Caixa Galicia, page 557:
      Outrosy mandamos que o dicto Martin Bezerra et sua moller nen sua voz nen outro algun non posan fazer poço nen sacar agoa nen fazer algibe nen çistrenna nen otra cousa semellante para teer agoa por maneyra de bastimento dentro en a dicta casa noua nen arredor dela trijnta couedos.
      Also, we command that neither the aforementioned Martin Becerra, nor his wife, nor their successors, nor anyone, could make a well, or extract water, or make a reservoir, or a cistern, or any other such thing for having water as an utility inside the mentioned new house, nor arround it for thirty cubits
    Synonym: alxibe

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References[edit]

  • cisterna” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • cistrena” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • cisterna” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • cisterna” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cisterna.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

cisterna f (plural cisterne)

  1. tank (for liquid)
  2. cistern

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cista, from Ancient Greek κίστη (kístē, box). This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cisterna f (genitive cisternae); first declension

  1. cistern, tank (for water), reservoir

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cisterna cisternae
Genitive cisternae cisternārum
Dative cisternae cisternīs
Accusative cisternam cisternās
Ablative cisternā cisternīs
Vocative cisterna cisternae

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • cisterna in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • cisterna in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • cisterna in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cisterna (cistern, tank), from cista (box), from Ancient Greek κίστη (kístē, box, chest).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cisterna f (plural cisternas)

  1. cistern, well
    • c. 1200, Almerich, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 5v.
      vino ruben ala ciſterna. E nó ẏuẏo aioſeph. e rópio ſos ueſtidos có peſar q́ ouo. E dẏxo nó ẏes. yo do ẏre.
      Reuben came to the cistern and did not see Joseph there, and he tore his clothes over the sorrow he felt, and he said, “He is not there! Where shall I go?”

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Portuguese[edit]

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cisterna

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cisterna, from cista, from Ancient Greek κίστη (kístē, box), from Proto-Indo-European *kista (woven container).

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Noun[edit]

cisterna f (plural cisternas)

  1. cistern
    Synonyms: (Portugal) algibe, (Brazil) aljibe

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin cisterna.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡sǐsteːrna/
  • Hyphenation: cis‧ter‧na

Noun[edit]

cìstērna f (Cyrillic spelling цѝсте̄рна)

  1. cistern
  2. tank(er) lorry, tank truck

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • cisterna” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish cisterna, from Latin cisterna, from cista (box), from Ancient Greek κίστη (kístē, box, chest).[1]

Noun[edit]

cisterna f (plural cisternas)

  1. cistern
    Synonyms: aljibe, pozo

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