cortina

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

cortina

  1. A cobweb-like annulus on certain types of mushroom.

Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

cortina f ‎(plural cortines)

  1. curtain (piece of cloth covering a window)

Catalan[edit]

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Noun[edit]

cortina f ‎(plural cortines)

  1. curtain

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

cortina f ‎(plural cortine)

  1. curtain

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sometimes imputed to Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- ‎(to turn, bend), but dubious.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cortīna f ‎(genitive cortīnae); first declension

  1. cauldron, kettle
  2. the sacred tripod of Apollo, metonymically for the curved seat or covering; Oracle
    • 29 BCE – 19 BCE, Vergil, Aeneis 3.90-92
      vix ea fatus eram: tremere omnia visa repente,/liminaque laurusque dei, totusque moveri/mons circum et mugire adytis cortina reclusis.
      I had just spoken: everything seemed to shake suddenly,/the threshold and the laurels of the god, and the whole hill/seemed round us to move, and the tripod of the revealed shrine seemed to groan.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cortīna cortīnae
genitive cortīnae cortīnārum
dative cortīnae cortīnīs
accusative cortīnam cortīnās
ablative cortīnā cortīnīs
vocative cortīna cortīnae

Occitan[edit]

Noun[edit]

cortina f (plural cortinas)

  1. curtain

Old Provençal[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin cortina.

Adjective[edit]

cortina f ‎(oblique plural cortinas, nominative singular cortina, nominative plural cortinas)

  1. curtain

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese cortina, cortinha, from Late Latin cortīna ‎(curtain), from Latin cortīna ‎(cauldron), from cortem, accusative singular of cors ‎(enclosure).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cortina f (plural cortinas)

  1. curtain (piece of cloth covering a window)

Derived terms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

cortina f ‎(plural cortinas)

  1. curtain

See also[edit]