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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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]

PIE root
*h₁ey-

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, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • 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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