iter

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin.

Noun[edit]

iter ‎(plural iters)

  1. (anatomy) A passage, especially the passage between the third and fourth ventricles in the brain; the cerebral aqueduct.
    • 1916, Mayo Clinic, Collected Papers of the Mayo Clinic and the Mayo Foundation (page 869)
      This fluid passes through the main iters which connect the various ventricles and filters through the thin membranes of the brain and cord, equalizing the pressure at all points.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

iter m ‎(invariable)

  1. procedure, course

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Conflation of an r/n-stem (where both stems are incorporated, thus gen. itineris from normal *itinis and analogic *iteris), from Proto-Indo-European reconstructed as *h₁éy-tr̥ ~ *h₁i-tén-, from *h₁ey- (whence ). Cognate with Hittite itar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

iter n ‎(genitive itineris); third declension

  1. A route, whether
    1. A journey.
    2. A march.
    3. A course.
    4. A path; a road.
    5. (Medieval, law) A court circuit.
  2. (Medieval, medicine) A passage.

Usage notes[edit]

Used in the phrase in itinere to mean "abroad".

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
nominative iter itinera
genitive itineris itinerum
dative itinerī itineribus
accusative iter itinera
ablative itinere itineribus
vocative iter itinera

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References[edit]

  • iter in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • iter in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to finish a very long journey: longum itineris spatium emetiri
    • to return from a journey: ex itinere redire
    • on a journey; by the way: in itinere
    • travelling day and night: itinera diurna nocturnaque
    • to spare oneself the trouble of the voyage: labore supersedēre (itineris) (Fam. 4. 2. 4)
    • by forced marches: magnis itineribus (Sall. Iug. 37)
    • by the longest possible forced marches: quam maximis itineribus (potest)
    • to change one's route and march towards..: averso itinere contendere in...
    • (ambiguous) to obstruct a road; to close a route: iter obstruere
    • (ambiguous) (1) to take a journey, (2) to make, lay down a road (rare): iter facere
    • (ambiguous) to travel together: una iter facere
    • (ambiguous) to begin a journey (on foot, on horseback, by land): iter ingredi (pedibus, equo, terra)
    • (ambiguous) to journey towards a place: iter aliquo dirigere, intendere
    • (ambiguous) travel by land, on foot: iter terrestre, pedestre
    • (ambiguous) a day's journey: iter unius diei or simply diei
    • (ambiguous) an impassable road: iter impeditum
    • (ambiguous) to march: iter facere
    • (ambiguous) to traverse a route: iter conficere (B. C. 1. 70)
    • (ambiguous) to quicken the pace of marching: iter maturare, accelerare
    • (ambiguous) to march without interruption: iter continuare (B. C. 3. 11)
    • (ambiguous) not to interrupt the march: iter non intermittere
    • (ambiguous) to deviate, change the direction: iter flectere, convertere, avertere
    • (ambiguous) to force a way, a passage: iter tentare per vim (cf. sect. II. 3)
    • (ambiguous) a breach: iter ruina patefactum
  • iter in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • iter in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill

Turkish[edit]

Verb[edit]

iter

  1. third-person singular present simple indicative positive of itmek
  2. third-person singular present simple indicative negative of itmemek

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