infra

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Latin infra (below)

Adverb[edit]

infra (not comparable)

  1. (law) Discussed later.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

infra (countable and uncountable, plural infras)

  1. (civil engineering, computing, informal) Clipping of infrastructure.
    • 2005, Kyung-Bae Chang et al., “Meteorological Phenomena Measurement System Using the Wireless Network”, in Rajiv Khosla, Robert J. Howlett, and Lakhmi C. Jain, editor, Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, DOI:10.1007/11552413_123, page 861:
      However, as the nations 70% is[sic] covered with mountains, gathering of the meteorological information of particular regions (mountains, canyons, islands etc) by wired transmission system is difficult and it costs a lot of money. This is one of the obstacles of the construction of an infra for the prevention of disasters caused by meteorological changes.
    • 2012, T. Mäkeläinen, J. Hyvärinen, and J. Peura, “BIM practices and challenges framed – an approach to systemic change management”, in Gudni Gudnason and Raimar Scherer, editor, eWork and eBusiness in Architecture, Engineering and Construction, CRC Press, →ISBN, page 498:
      In this paper we focus on the context of infra construction and development – the problem being: lack of relevant tools for management of BIM [building information modelling] implementation actions.
    • 2014, Yoojin Lim and Eunmi Choi, “Mobile Cloud Computing Architectural Design Taxonomy toward the ‘Cloud Computing in Hand’ Era”, in Young-Sik Jeong et al., editor, Ubiquitous Information Technologies and Applications, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, DOI:10.1007/978-3-642-41671-2_66, page 519:
      Technologies in cloud computing have become mature in the infra systems and cloud server-level service providers, which have kept the infra system technologies as the data centers, server clusters, virtualization, service providers by extending services of Private Cloud.
    • 2015 April 2, James Somers, “Toolkits for the Mind”, in MIT Technology Review[1]:
      (Last year Zuckerberg announced a new engineering slogan: “Move fast with stable infra,” using the hacker shorthand for the infrastructure that keeps the site running.)

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈinfrɑ/, [ˈinfrɑ]
  • Rhymes: -infrɑ
  • Syllabification: inf‧ra

Noun[edit]

infra

  1. (informal) infra (infrastructure)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of infra (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative infra infrat
genitive infran infrojen
partitive infraa infroja
illative infraan infroihin
singular plural
nominative infra infrat
accusative nom. infra infrat
gen. infran
genitive infran infrojen
infrainrare
partitive infraa infroja
inessive infrassa infroissa
elative infrasta infroista
illative infraan infroihin
adessive infralla infroilla
ablative infralta infroilta
allative infralle infroille
essive infrana infroina
translative infraksi infroiksi
instructive infroin
abessive infratta infroitta
comitative infroineen
Possessive forms of infra (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person infrani inframme
2nd person infrasi infranne
3rd person infransa

Istriot[edit]

Preposition[edit]

infra

  1. among
    • 1877, Antonio Ive, Canti popolari istriani: raccolti a Rovigno, volume 5, Ermanno Loescher, page 40:
      Ti me pari oûna dea infra li dai,
      You seem to me a goddess among the gods,

Italian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

infra

  1. Only used in vedi infra

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Adverb contracted from the ablative īnferā (parte), of īnferus. Compare Faliscan infra, Oscan huntrus, Umbrian hondra.

Pronunciation[edit]

(Classical) IPA(key): /ˈin.fraː/, [ˈĩːfräː]

Adverb[edit]

īnfrā (not comparable)

  1. below

Antonyms[edit]

Preposition[edit]

īnfrā (+ accusative)

  1. below

Antonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: infra-
  • French: infra-
  • Friulian: fra
  • Italian: fra, infra-
  • Venetian: infra

References[edit]

  • infra”, in Charlton T[homas] Lewis; Charles [Lancaster] Short (1879) [] A New Latin Dictionary [], New York, N.Y.; Cincinnati, Ohio; Chicago, Ill.: American Book Company; Oxford: Clarendon Press.
  • infra”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • infra 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)
  • infra in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[2], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to feel superior to the affairs of life: res humanas infra se positas arbitrari
    • to consider a thing beneath one's dignity: aliquid infra se ducere or infra se positum arbitrari
    • as I said above: ut supra (opp. infra) diximus, dictum est

French[edit]

Adverb[edit]

infra

  1. infra

Noun[edit]

infra m (plural infras)

  1. infra (infrastructure)

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