cisterna

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See also: cisternă

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cisterna.

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]

Borrowed 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]

Czech Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia cs

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).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cisterna f (plural cisternas)

  1. cistern
    Synonym: alxibe
    • 1395, Miguel González Garcés, editor, 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 a utility inside the mentioned new house, nor around it for thirty cubits.

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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, 2006–2018.
  • 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

Anagrams[edit]

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cista, from Ancient Greek κίστη (kístē, box), from Proto-Indo-European *kisteh₂ (woven container).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cisterna f (genitive cisternae); first declension

  1. cistern, tank (for water), reservoir
    • 405 CE, Jerome, Vulgate Proverbs.5.15:
      bibe aquam dē cisternā tuā et fluenta puteī tuī
      Drink water out of thy own cistern, and the streams of thy own well (Douay-Rheims trans., Challoner rev.; 1752 CE)

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]

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “κίστη”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume I, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 705
  • 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 nõ ẏuẏo aioſeph. e rõpio ſos ueſtidos cõ peſar q̃ ouo. E dẏxo nõ 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]

 cisterna on Portuguese Wikipedia
cisterna

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin cisterna, from cista, from Ancient Greek κίστη (kístē, box), from Proto-Indo-European *kisteh₂ (woven container).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: cis‧ter‧na

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]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /θisˈteɾna/ [θisˈt̪eɾ.na]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /sisˈteɾna/ [sisˈt̪eɾ.na]
  • Rhymes: -eɾna
  • Syllabification: cis‧ter‧na

Noun[edit]

cisterna f (plural cisternas)

  1. cistern
    Synonyms: aljibe, pozo

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