erotica

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See also: erótica, eròtica, and erotică

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From neuter plural of Latin eroticus(amatory), from Ancient Greek ἐρωτικός(erōtikós).

Noun[edit]

erotica ‎(uncountable)

  1. Erotic literature, art, decoration or other such work.
    There's a fine line between erotica and pornography.

Usage notes[edit]

This word sometimes encompasses only material that is not pornographic and has or is purported to have artistic or social value, but also can include pornography, depending on the context and speaker.

Translations[edit]


Danish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /erotika/, [eˈʁoˀtˢikʰa]

Noun[edit]

erotica ‎(plural only)

  1. erotica

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

erotica

  1. feminine singular of erotico

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

erotica

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

eroticā

  1. ablative feminine singular of eroticus

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

erotica

  1. inflection of erotic(erotic):
    1. definite feminine singular nominative
    2. definite feminine singular accusative

Noun[edit]

erotica f

  1. inflection of erotică(erotica):
    1. definite singular nominative
    2. definite singular accusative