lyra

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

lyra

  1. (anatomy, dated) The middle portion of the ventral surface of the fornix of the brain; so called from the arrangement of the lines with which it is marked in the human brain.
    • 1840, Alexander Tweedie, William Wood Gerhard, A system of practical medicine: Volume 1 (page 295)
      The vessels of the brain generally are often distended and gorged with blood, the lyra especially being fully injected.

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lyra ‎(a lyre, a lyric), from Ancient Greek λύρᾱ ‎(lúrā, a lyre).[1]

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Noun[edit]

lyra f

  1. lyre (ancient musical instrument) [19th c.]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "lyra" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2015, ISBN 978-80-7335-393-3, page 391.

Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek λύρα ‎(lúra, lyre).

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Noun[edit]

lyra f ‎(genitive lyrae); first declension

  1. (music) lyre, lute

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative lyra lyrae
genitive lyrae lyrārum
dative lyrae lyrīs
accusative lyram lyrās
ablative lyrā lyrīs
vocative lyra lyrae

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Swedish[edit]

lyra

Noun[edit]

lyra c

  1. a lyre (a stringed musical instrument)

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