fovea

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fovea (ditch, pit).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfəʊ.vi.ə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -əʊviə

Noun[edit]

fovea (plural foveas or foveae or foveæ)

  1. (anatomy) A slight depression or pit in a bone or organ.
    Coordinate term: lacuna
  2. (anatomy) The retinal fovea, or fovea centralis, responsible for sharp central vision.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fovea.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfoʋeɑ/, [ˈfo̞ʋe̞ɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -oʋeɑ
  • Syllabification(key): fo‧ve‧a

Noun[edit]

fovea

  1. (anatomy) fovea

Declension[edit]

Inflection of fovea (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative fovea foveat
genitive fovean foveoiden
foveoitten
partitive foveaa foveoita
illative foveaan foveoihin
singular plural
nominative fovea foveat
accusative nom. fovea foveat
gen. fovean
genitive fovean foveoiden
foveoitten
foveainrare
partitive foveaa foveoita
inessive foveassa foveoissa
elative foveasta foveoista
illative foveaan foveoihin
adessive fovealla foveoilla
ablative fovealta foveoilta
allative fovealle foveoille
essive foveana foveoina
translative foveaksi foveoiksi
abessive foveatta foveoitta
instructive foveoin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of fovea (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative foveani foveani
accusative nom. foveani foveani
gen. foveani
genitive foveani foveoideni
foveoitteni
foveainirare
partitive foveaani foveoitani
inessive foveassani foveoissani
elative foveastani foveoistani
illative foveaani foveoihini
adessive foveallani foveoillani
ablative fovealtani foveoiltani
allative fovealleni foveoilleni
essive foveanani foveoinani
translative foveakseni foveoikseni
abessive foveattani foveoittani
instructive
comitative foveoineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative foveasi foveasi
accusative nom. foveasi foveasi
gen. foveasi
genitive foveasi foveoidesi
foveoittesi
foveaisirare
partitive foveaasi foveoitasi
inessive foveassasi foveoissasi
elative foveastasi foveoistasi
illative foveaasi foveoihisi
adessive foveallasi foveoillasi
ablative fovealtasi foveoiltasi
allative foveallesi foveoillesi
essive foveanasi foveoinasi
translative foveaksesi foveoiksesi
abessive foveattasi foveoittasi
instructive
comitative foveoinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative foveamme foveamme
accusative nom. foveamme foveamme
gen. foveamme
genitive foveamme foveoidemme
foveoittemme
foveaimmerare
partitive foveaamme foveoitamme
inessive foveassamme foveoissamme
elative foveastamme foveoistamme
illative foveaamme foveoihimme
adessive foveallamme foveoillamme
ablative fovealtamme foveoiltamme
allative foveallemme foveoillemme
essive foveanamme foveoinamme
translative foveaksemme foveoiksemme
abessive foveattamme foveoittamme
instructive
comitative foveoinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative foveanne foveanne
accusative nom. foveanne foveanne
gen. foveanne
genitive foveanne foveoidenne
foveoittenne
foveainnerare
partitive foveaanne foveoitanne
inessive foveassanne foveoissanne
elative foveastanne foveoistanne
illative foveaanne foveoihinne
adessive foveallanne foveoillanne
ablative fovealtanne foveoiltanne
allative foveallenne foveoillenne
essive foveananne foveoinanne
translative foveaksenne foveoiksenne
abessive foveattanne foveoittanne
instructive
comitative foveoinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative foveansa foveansa
accusative nom. foveansa foveansa
gen. foveansa
genitive foveansa foveoidensa
foveoittensa
foveainsarare
partitive foveaansa foveoitaan
foveoitansa
inessive foveassaan
foveassansa
foveoissaan
foveoissansa
elative foveastaan
foveastansa
foveoistaan
foveoistansa
illative foveaansa foveoihinsa
adessive foveallaan
foveallansa
foveoillaan
foveoillansa
ablative fovealtaan
fovealtansa
foveoiltaan
foveoiltansa
allative fovealleen
foveallensa
foveoilleen
foveoillensa
essive foveanaan
foveanansa
foveoinaan
foveoinansa
translative foveakseen
foveaksensa
foveoikseen
foveoiksensa
abessive foveattaan
foveattansa
foveoittaan
foveoittansa
instructive
comitative foveoineen
foveoinensa

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin fovea.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɔ.ve.a/
  • Rhymes: -ɔvea
  • Hyphenation: fò‧ve‧a

Noun[edit]

fovea f (plural fovee)

  1. fovea
    Synonym: fossetta

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • fovea in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰow- (pit, hole).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fovea f (genitive foveae); first declension

  1. pit, hole in the ground
  2. snare, pitfall

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative fovea foveae
Genitive foveae foveārum
Dative foveae foveīs
Accusative foveam foveās
Ablative foveā foveīs
Vocative fovea foveae

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References[edit]

  • fŏvĕa”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • 1. FOVEA in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • 2. FOVEA in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • fovea”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • fŏvĕa in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette, page 684/2
  • fouea” on page 729/1 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)
  • Niermeyer, Jan Frederik (1976), “fovea”, in Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus, Leiden, Boston: E. J. Brill, page 450/1