foresta

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin foresta.

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foresta f (plural foreste)

  1. forest

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Original sense of an open plot of land over which hunting rights are reserved is first found in Carolingian texts, possibly derived from forīs (outside, outdoors).[1] Alternatively a borrowing from Frankish *forhist, collective noun of *forha, from Proto-Germanic *furhō, *furahō (fir, pine), from Proto-Indo-European *pérk-u-s ~ *pr̥kʷ-éw-s (oak), and related to quercus (oak).

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foresta f (genitive forestae); first declension[2]

  1. (Medieval Latin) wood, forest
    Homines qui manent extra forestam non veniant decetero coram justiciariis nostris

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First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative foresta forestae
genitive forestae forestārum
dative forestae forestīs
accusative forestam forestās
ablative forestā forestīs
vocative foresta forestae

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1882 (Brachet, Auguste) An Etymological Dictionary of the French Language: Crowned by the French Academy (in French), Clarendon Press, page 169
  2. ^ du Cange, Charles (1883), “foresta”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre

Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sicilian foresta.

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foresta f (plural foresti)

  1. forest
    Madwar nofs l-ispeċijiet dinjija tal-pjanti u l-amminali jinsabu fil-foresti tropikali.
    Around half of all species of the world's fauna and flora live in tropical forests.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin foresta.

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foresta f (plural forestas)

  1. forest (dense collection of trees)

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Venetian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

foresta

  1. feminine singular of foresto