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.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

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
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “litera”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • litera” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A borrowing from Latin littera.

Noun[edit]

litera f (4th declension)

  1. synonym of burtstabiņš

Declension[edit]


Malagasy[edit]

Noun[edit]

litera

  1. letter (of the alphabet)

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin littera.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

litera f (diminutive literka)

  1. letter (letter of the alphabet)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

litera

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

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

litera f (plural literas)

  1. bunk