creatura

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin creātūra.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kre.aˈtu.ra/, [kr̺e.äˈt̪uːr̺ä], [kr̺e̯äˈt̪uːr̺ä]
  • Hyphenation: cre‧a‧tù‧ra

Noun[edit]

creatura f ‎(plural creature)

  1. creature
    • 1224, Francis of Assisi, Cantico di Frate Sole[1], Biblioteca del Sacro Convento di San Francesco:
      Laudato ſie mi ſignore cū tucte le tue creature, ſpetialm̄te meſſoꝛ lo fr̄e ſole []
      Be praised, my Lord, through all Your creatures, especially through my lord Brother Sun, []
    • 1320, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Paradiso[2], Johannes Numeister, published 1472, Canto I:
      Vergine Madre figlia del tuo figlio ¶ humile et alta piu che creatura ¶ termino fiſſo decterno conſiglio []
      Thou Virgin Mother, daughter of thy Son, ¶ humble and high beyond all other creature, ¶ the limit fixed of the eternal counsel, []
  2. (regional) an infant or small child
  3. (figuratively) protege

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Substantivization of the feminine future participle form of creō(I create, make).

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Noun[edit]

creātūra f ‎(genitive creātūrae); first declension (Late Latin)

  1. A created thing; creature.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative creātūra creātūrae
genitive creātūrae creātūrārum
dative creātūrae creātūrīs
accusative creātūram creātūrās
ablative creātūrā creātūrīs
vocative creātūra creātūrae

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Participle[edit]

creātūra

  1. nominative feminine singular of creātūrus
  2. nominative neuter plural of creātūrus
  3. accusative neuter plural of creātūrus
  4. vocative feminine singular of creātūrus
  5. vocative neuter plural of creātūrus

creātūrā

  1. ablative feminine singular of creātūrus

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Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin creatura.

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Noun[edit]

creatura f

  1. creature, living being
  2. a newborn child

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Old Provençal[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin creatura.

Noun[edit]

creatura f ‎(oblique plural creaturas, nominative singular creatura, nominative plural creaturas)

  1. creature (chiefly a non-human animal or being)
    • c. 1130, Marcabru, pastorela:
      Toza, tota creatura / Revertis a sa natura [...].
      Girl, every creature reverts to its nature.

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

creatura f (plural creaturas)

  1. Obsolete form of criatura.