cometa

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Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

cometa m (plural cometas)

  1. comet

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Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

cometa m (plural cometes)

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

Catalan[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

cometa m (plural cometes)

  1. comet

Etymology 2[edit]

coma +‎ -eta

Noun[edit]

cometa f (plural cometes)

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

Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

cometa m (plural cometas)

  1. comet

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

cometa f (plural comete)

  1. comet

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]


Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: co‧me‧ta
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ko.ˈme.ta/, /ko.ˈme.tɐ/

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin cometa, 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]

Inflected form of cometer (to commit).

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

Spanish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

cometa m (plural cometas)

  1. (astronomy) comet

cometa f (plural cometas)

  1. kite

Etymology 2[edit]

See cometer

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.