creatura

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See also: creatură

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin creatūra.

Noun[edit]

creatura f (plural creatures)

  1. creature (living being, especially an animal)
    Synonym: criatura

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin creātūra, from Latin creō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kre.aˈtu.ra/
  • Rhymes: -ura
  • 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 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.
  2. Creation

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

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. inflection of creātūrus:
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural

Participle[edit]

creātūrā

  1. ablative feminine singular of creātūrus

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Old Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin creātūra, from Latin creō.

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.

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin creātūra, from Latin creō.

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Noun[edit]

creatura f

  1. creature, living being
  2. a newborn child

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

creatura f (plural creaturas)

  1. Obsolete form of criatura.