cithara

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See also: cíthara

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Noun[edit]

cithara (plural citharas or citharai)

  1. (music) An ancient Greek stringed instrument, which could be considered a forerunner of the guitar.

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κιθάρα (kithára).

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Noun[edit]

cithara f (genitive citharae); first declension

  1. (music) cithara, lyre, lute, guitar

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First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cithara citharae
genitive citharae citharārum
dative citharae citharīs
accusative citharam citharās
ablative citharā citharīs
vocative cithara citharae

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References[edit]

  • cithara in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • cithara in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • cithara” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • cithara in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • cithara in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin