creta

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See also: Creta and cretă

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin creta.

Noun[edit]

creta f (plural crete)

  1. chalk
  2. clay

Anagrams[edit]


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.

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

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 Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • 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.

Noun[edit]

creta f (uncountable)

  1. (geology) chalk (rock)

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