frustra

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See also: frustrá

French[edit]

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frustra

  1. third-person singular past historic of frustrer

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfrus.tra/, [ˈfr̺us̪.t̪r̺ä]
  • Stress: frùstra
  • Hyphenation: fru‧stra

Etymology 1[edit]

Latinism, from Latin frūstrā.

Adverb[edit]

frustra

  1. in vain, uselessly
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Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Verb[edit]

frustra

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

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Adverb from *frusterus, for *frudterus/ *fruditerus, from fraus (harm, injury).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

frūstrā

  1. in deception, in error
  2. without effect, to no purpose, without cause, uselessly, in vain, for nothing

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References[edit]

  • frustra in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • frustra in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “frustra”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • frustra” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to lose one's labour: operam (et oleum) perdere or frustra consumere

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

frustra

  1. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present indicative of frustrar
  2. Second-person singular (tu) affirmative imperative of frustrar

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

frustra

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