creta

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See also: Creta and cretă

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin creta.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

creta f (plural cretes)

  1. chalk

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin creta.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

creta f (plural cretas)

  1. chalk

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin creta.

Noun[edit]

creta f (plural crete)

  1. chalk
  2. clay

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Ladin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

creta f (plural cretes)

  1. credit (financial)
  2. confidence

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

crēta f (genitive crētae); first declension

  1. chalk
  2. clay, clayey soil
Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative crēta crētae
Genitive crētae crētārum
Dative crētae crētīs
Accusative crētam crētās
Ablative crētā crētīs
Vocative crēta crētae
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Etymology 2[edit]

Participle[edit]

crēta

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

Participle[edit]

crētā

  1. ablative feminine singular of crētus

References[edit]

  • creta in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • creta in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • creta in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • creta in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • creta in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin crēta. Compare greda.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɾeta/, [ˈkɾet̪a]
  • Hyphenation: cre‧ta

Noun[edit]

creta f (uncountable)

  1. (geology) chalk (rock)
  2. (Dominican Republic) The labia minora; the vaginal lips.

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