litera

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See also: literā and literă

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lītera f (genitive līterae); first declension

  1. Alternative form of littera
    • 1833, Joannis Schulek, Grammatica latina, Szakolczae, p.5:
      Latini habent literas viginti quinque: a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, j, k, l, m, n, o, p, q, r, ſ, (s), t, u, v, x, y, z.

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative lītera līterae
Genitive līterae līterārum
Dative līterae līterīs
Accusative līteram līterās
Ablative līterā līterīs
Vocative lītera līterae

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin littera.

Noun[edit]

litera f (4th declension)

  1. synonym of burtstabiņš

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Malagasy[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin littera.

Noun[edit]

litera

  1. letter (of the alphabet)

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin littera.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lʲiˈtɛ.ra/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

litera f (diminutive literka)

  1. letter (letter of the alphabet)

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Romanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

litera

  1. definite nominative singular of literă
  2. definite accusative singular of literă

Spanish[edit]

una litera en un dormitorio
unas literas en un tren

Etymology[edit]

From Catalan llitera, from Late Latin lect(u)aria < lect(u)arius, from Latin lectus. Compare Portuguese liteira, French litière, English litter.

Noun[edit]

litera f (plural literas)

  1. bunk
  2. bunk bed
  3. berth, couchette (on either a ship or a train)