erga

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

erga

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of ergere
  2. second-person singular present subjunctive of ergere
  3. third-person singular present subjunctive of ergere
  4. third-person singular imperative of ergere

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

L&S has "syncop. for e-regā, from ex and root rag-, to reach upward, be upright; cf. ergo, v. Corss. Ausspr. 1, 448 sqq.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

ergā ‎(governs the accusative)

  1. (literally, of locality, ante-Classical and post-classical only, rare) over against, opposite to
  2. (figuratively, of feelings and conduct) towards (a person or, more rarely, a thing)
    1. (of friendly feelings etc., used chiefly thus in Classical Latin) with regard to, towards, for
    2. (of unfriendly feelings, for the usual contrā or adversus) against
  3. (in post-Augustean authors, especially in Tacitus, in general of every kind of mental relation to a person or thing) to, towards, in respect to, with regard to, concerning, about
  4. (Medieval Latin) from
    Emō ergā aliquem.‎ ― I buy from someone.
  5. (Medieval Latin) applying to, addressing (oneself) to
    Quī aliquem ergā iūdicem accūsābit.‎ ― One who will accuse another applying to the judge.

References[edit]

  • ergā in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • erga in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ERGA in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • ergā on page 598/1 of Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be well-disposed towards..: benevolentiam habere erga aliquem
    • what a man merits at another's hands: meritum alicuius in or erga aliquem
  • erga in William Smith., editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • Jan Frederik Niermeyer, Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus : Lexique Latin Médiéval–Français/Anglais : A Medieval Latin–French/English Dictionary, fascicle I (1976), page 380/1, “erga”

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

erga

  1. First-person singular (eu) affirmative imperative of erguer
  2. Third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of erguer
  3. First-person singular (eu) negative imperative of erguer
  4. Third-person singular (você) negative imperative of erguer
  5. First-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of erguer
  6. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present subjunctive of erguer