litera

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See also: literā and literă

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin littera.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɪtɛra]
  • Hyphenation: li‧te‧ra

Noun[edit]

litera f

  1. letter (letter of the alphabet)
    Synonym: písmeno
    Chlapec nechtěl se učiti literám.The boy didn't want to learn the letters.

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • litera in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • litera in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

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

References[edit]

  • litera in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • litera in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • litera 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)
  • litera in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

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 English letter.

Noun[edit]

litera

  1. letter (of the alphabet)

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

From Latin littera.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lʲiˈtɛ.ra/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

litera f (diminutive literka)

  1. letter (letter of the alphabet)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • litera in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • litera in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From literă +‎ -a.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

a litera (third-person singular present literează, past participle literat1st conj.

  1. to letter
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[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 Vulgar Latin *lectuāria, from Late Latin lectuārius (relating to beds), from Latin lectus (bed). Compare Portuguese liteira, French litière, English litter.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /liˈteɾa/, [liˈt̪e.ɾa]

Noun[edit]

litera f (plural literas)

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

Further reading[edit]