figura

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Coined by Louis Hjelmslev.

Noun[edit]

figura (plural figurae)

  1. (semiotics) Any of the non-signifying constituents of signifiers.
    Letters of the alphabet are the figurae that make up a written word.

Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

figura f (plural figures)

  1. figure

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin figura (figure).

Noun[edit]

figura

  1. figure.

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary][1], Simferopol: Dolya, ISBN 966-7980-89-8

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

figura f

  1. figure
  2. (board games): piece
  3. dummy, puppet
  4. (heraldry) charge

Further reading[edit]

  • figura in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • figura in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

figura

  1. third-person singular past historic of figurer

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin figura.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈfiɡurɒ]
  • Hyphenation: fi‧gu‧ra

Noun[edit]

figura (plural figurák)

  1. character, personage
    kitalált figurafictional character
  2. (chess) piece
  3. (dance, skating) figure

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative figura figurák
accusative figurát figurákat
dative figurának figuráknak
instrumental figurával figurákkal
causal-final figuráért figurákért
translative figurává figurákká
terminative figuráig figurákig
essive-formal figuraként figurákként
essive-modal
inessive figurában figurákban
superessive figurán figurákon
adessive figuránál figuráknál
illative figurába figurákba
sublative figurára figurákra
allative figurához figurákhoz
elative figurából figurákból
delative figuráról figurákról
ablative figurától figuráktól
Possessive forms of figura
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. figurám figuráim
2nd person sing. figurád figuráid
3rd person sing. figurája figurái
1st person plural figuránk figuráink
2nd person plural figurátok figuráitok
3rd person plural figurájuk figuráik

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

figura f (plural figure)

  1. figure (all senses)
  2. illustration
  3. character
  4. impression
  5. (of playing cards) court, coat, face

Related terms[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

figura

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

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fingō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

figūra f (genitive figūrae); first declension

  1. shape, form, figure
  2. (figurative) taunt, quip, jibe (e.g. Figuras causidicorum lenissime tulit. He took in stride the pleaders' taunts.)

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative figūra figūrae
genitive figūrae figūrārum
dative figūrae figūrīs
accusative figūram figūrās
ablative figūrā figūrīs
vocative figūra figūrae

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • figura in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • figura in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “figura”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • figura” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[2], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to draw geometrical figures: formas (not figuras) geometricas describere

Maltese[edit]

Noun[edit]

figura f

  1. figure

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

figura f

  1. shape
  2. figure (human figure; shape of human body)

Declension[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese figura, fegura, from Latin figura.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

figura f (plural figuras)

  1. figure (graphical representation)
  2. figure (shape of something)
  3. character (notable or eccentric person)

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

figura

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of figurar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of figurar

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fiɡǔːra/
  • Hyphenation: fi‧gu‧ra

Noun[edit]

figúra f (Cyrillic spelling фигу́ра)

  1. figure
  2. figurine
  3. (chess) piece

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

figura f (plural figuras)

  1. figure
  2. (heraldry) charge
  3. (theater) part, role
  4. (theater) actor

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

figura

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of figurar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of figurar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of figurar.