dextra

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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Esperanto dekstra, from Italian destro, Latin dexter.

Adjective[edit]

dextra

  1. right

Antonyms[edit]


Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dextra

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

dextrā f

  1. feminine ablative singular of dexter

Noun[edit]

dextra f (genitive dextrae); first declension

  1. right hand

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative dextra dextrae
genitive dextrae dextrārum
dative dextrae dextrīs
accusative dextram dextrās
ablative dextrā dextrīs
vocative dextra dextrae

Preposition[edit]

dextrā + accusative

  1. (post-Augustan) on the right side of

References[edit]

  • dextra in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • dextra in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “dextra”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • dextra” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to give one's hand to some one: manum (dextram) alicui porrigere
    • (ambiguous) to give one's right hand to some one: dextram alicui porrigere, dare
    • (ambiguous) to shake hands with a person: dextram iungere cum aliquo, dextras inter se iungere

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

dextra f (plural dextras)

  1. Obsolete spelling of destra

Adjective[edit]

dextra f sg

  1. Obsolete spelling of destra