insecto

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Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

insecto m (plural insectos)

  1. insect

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

īnsectō

  1. dative masculine singular of īnsectus
  2. dative neuter singular of īnsectus
  3. ablative masculine singular of īnsectus
  4. ablative neuter singular of īnsectus

References[edit]

  • insecto in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • insecto 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)
  • insecto in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • insecto in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

insecto m (plural insectos)

  1. Superseded spelling of inseto. (superseded in Brazil by the 1943 spelling reform and by the Orthographic Agreement of 1990 elsewhere. Still used in countries where the agreement hasn’t come into effect and as an alternative spelling in Portugal.)

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

insecto f

  1. vocative singular of insectă

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin īnsecta (insects) (attested in Pliny only in the plural), a calque of ἔντομα (éntoma, insects, literally dissected), from their segmented bodies, from εν- (en-) + τόμος (tómos, slice); calqued based on īnsectus (notched, dissected), perfect passive participle of īnsecō.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

insecto m (plural insectos)

  1. insect

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