defensa

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See also: defensà

Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

defensa

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of defensar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of defensar

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Nominalization of the feminine form of the perfect passive participle of defendo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dēfensa f (genitive dēfensae); first declension (Late Latin)

  1. defense, protection

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative dēfensa dēfensae
genitive dēfensae dēfensārum
dative dēfensae dēfensīs
accusative dēfensam dēfensās
ablative dēfensā dēfensīs
vocative dēfensa dēfensae

Descendants[edit]

Participle[edit]

dēfensa

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

dēfensā

  1. ablative feminine singular of dēfensus

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin defensa (bounded, defended). Doublet of dehesa, which was inherited.

Noun[edit]

defensa f (plural defensas)

  1. defense
  2. retaining wall
  3. (automotive) bumper

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

defensa m (plural defensas)

  1. (sports) back

Related terms[edit]