cometa

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Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin comēta, from Ancient Greek κομήτης (komḗtēs, long-haired).

Noun[edit]

cometa m (plural cometas)

  1. comet

References[edit]


Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin comēta, from Ancient Greek κομήτης (komḗtēs, long-haired).

Noun[edit]

cometa m (plural cometes)

  1. (astronomy) comet (a celestial body, generally with a tail)

Catalan[edit]

Catalan Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin comēta, from Ancient Greek κομήτης (komḗtēs, long-haired).

Noun[edit]

cometa m (plural cometes)

  1. comet

Etymology 2[edit]

From coma +‎ -eta.

Noun[edit]

cometa f (plural cometes)

  1. quotation mark (one of the symbols ', ", «, or »)

Further reading[edit]


Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin comēta, from Ancient Greek κομήτης (komḗtēs, long-haired).

Noun[edit]

cometa m (plural cometas)

  1. comet

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin comēta, from Ancient Greek κομήτης (komḗtēs, long-haired).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /koˈme.ta/, /koˈmɛ.ta/[1]
  • Hyphenation: co‧mé‧ta
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

cometa f (plural comete)

  1. comet

References[edit]

  1. ^ cometa in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

Further reading[edit]

  • cometa in Collins Italian-English Dictionary
  • cometa in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)
  • cometa in Grandi Dizionari
  • cometa in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti, Olivetti Media Communication
  • cometa in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

comēta m (genitive comētae); first declension

  1. Alternative form of comētēs
    • 1666, Theatri Cometici Exitus De Significatione Cometarum [1], p. 2
      Rem mihi pergratam & publico per utilem, Vir Humanissime, fecisti, quod occasione operis mei & sententiae de Significatione Cometarum multa, eaque gravia, dubia moveris.
      Most kind man, you have done me a very pleasing service and the public a very useful service, because you have removed many, and serious, problems on the occasion of my work and opinion on the Significance of Comets.
    • 1833, Supplement to Dr. Bradley's Miscellaneous Works: with an Account of Harriot's Astronomical Papers [2], p. 54
      Docet philosophia Newtoniana cometas equidem ac planetas attractionis vi, quae in ratione duplicata distantiarum reciproca a sole est, in orbibus ellipticis circa solem in communi foco positum revolvi.
      Newtonian physics teaches that comets, just like planets, circle in elliptical orbits around the sun as a common focus, by the force of attraction which is proportional to the inverse squared distance from the sun.

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative comēta comētae
Genitive comētae comētārum
Dative comētae comētīs
Accusative comētam comētās
Ablative comētā comētīs
Vocative comēta comētae

Descendants[edit]

  • French: comète

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /koˈme.tɐ/, [koˈme.tɐ]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /kuˈme.tɐ/, [kuˈme.tɐ]

  • Hyphenation: co‧mê‧ta

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin comēta, from Ancient Greek κομήτης (komḗtēs, long-haired).

Noun[edit]

cometa m (plural cometas)

  1. (astronomy) comet (celestial body with a “tail” of matter)
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

cometa

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of cometer
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of cometer
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of cometer
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of cometer

Further reading[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /koˈmeta/, [koˈme.t̪a]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin comēta, from Ancient Greek κομήτης (komḗtēs, longhaired), referring to the tail of a comet, from κόμη (kómē, hair).

Noun 1[edit]

cometa m (plural cometas)

  1. (astronomy) comet
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Noun 2[edit]

cometa f (plural cometas)

  1. kite
    Synonyms: (Cuba, Honduras, Mexico) papalote, (Argentina, Nicaragua) barrilete, (El Salvador) piscucha, papalota, (Peru, Chile, Argentina) volantín

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

cometa

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of cometer.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of cometer.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of cometer.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of cometer.

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