metro

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

French métro, apocopic form of métropolitain, from the Ancient Greek roots μήτηρ(mḗtēr, mother) + πόλις(pólis, city).

Noun[edit]

metro ‎(plural metros)

  1. An underground railway.
  2. A train that runs on such an underground railway.
  3. An urban rapid transit light railway
  4. A train that runs on such a railway.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Abbreviation of metropolitan.

Noun[edit]

metro ‎(plural metros)

  1. A metropolitan area.

Adjective[edit]

metro ‎(comparative more metro, superlative most metro)

  1. Metropolitan.

Aragonese[edit]

Noun[edit]

metro m

  1. metre

Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

metro m ‎(plural metros)

  1. metro (train).

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

metro

  1. metro, underground railway.

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary][1], Simferopol: Dolya, ISBN 966-7980-89-8

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

metro n

  1. metro, subway (underground railway)

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Esperanto[edit]

Noun[edit]

metro ‎(accusative singular metron, plural metroj, accusative plural metrojn)

  1. metre (unit of measurement)
  2. metrum of poetry

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

metro

  1. An underground, a subway, a Tube or a metro.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of metro (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative metro metrot
genitive metron metrojen
partitive metroa metroja
illative metroon metroihin
singular plural
nominative metro metrot
accusative nom. metro metrot
gen. metron
genitive metron metrojen
partitive metroa metroja
inessive metrossa metroissa
elative metrosta metroista
illative metroon metroihin
adessive metrolla metroilla
ablative metrolta metroilta
allative metrolle metroille
essive metrona metroina
translative metroksi metroiksi
instructive metroin
abessive metrotta metroitta
comitative metroineen

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Italian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

metro m ‎(plural metri)

  1. (unit of measure) metre, meter
  2. ruler, ruler, measure
  3. yardstick, criterion

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Noun[edit]

metro f ‎(invariable)

  1. (short form of metropolitana) subway (US), underground (UK), Tube (the London underground)

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

metrō

  1. dative singular of metrum
  2. ablative singular of metrum

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

metro n

  1. underground; subway; metro (underground railway)

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From French mètre, from Latin metrum, from Ancient Greek μέτρον(métron, measure).

Noun[edit]

metro m (plural metros)

  1. metre (unit of measurement)
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Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From French métro, apocopic form of métropolitain.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

metro m (plural metros)

  1. (Portugal) underground, subway

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mètrō m ‎(Cyrillic spelling мѐтро̄)

  1. metro

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Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French métro.

Noun[edit]

metro n ‎(genitive singular metra, nominative plural metrá, declension pattern of mesto)

  1. metro

Declension[edit]

External links[edit]

  • metro in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From French mètre, from Ancient Greek μέτρον(métron, measure", "rule", "length", "size", "poetic metre)

Noun[edit]

metro m ‎(plural metros)

  1. (units of measure) meter
  2. (measuring instruments) measuring tape
  3. (measuring instruments) ruler (measuring one meter long)
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Etymology 2[edit]

French métro, apocopic form of métropolitain, from the Ancient Greek roots μήτηρ(mḗtēr, mother) + πόλις(pólis, city).

Noun[edit]

metro m ‎(plural metros)

  1. (transport) metro

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Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

metro

  1. metro (underground railway)

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of metro
nominative sing. metro
genitive sing. metron
partitive sing. metrod
partitive plur. metroid
singular plural
nominative metro metrod
accusative metron metrod
genitive metron metroiden
partitive metrod metroid
essive-instructive metron metroin
translative metroks metroikš
inessive metros metroiš
elative metrospäi metroišpäi
illative  ? metroihe
adessive metrol metroil
ablative metrolpäi metroilpäi
allative metrole metroile
abessive metrota metroita
comitative metronke metroidenke
prolative metrodme metroidme
approximative I metronno metroidenno
approximative II metronnoks metroidennoks
egressive metronnopäi metroidennopäi
terminative I  ? metroihesai
terminative II metrolesai metroilesai
terminative III metrossai
additive I  ? metroihepäi
additive II metrolepäi metroilepäi

References[edit]

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “метро”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika