miseria

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See also: miséria and misèria

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin miseria (misfortune). Equivalent to misero +‎ -eria

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /miˈzɛ.rja/, [miˈz̪ɛːr̺jä]
  • Hyphenation: mi‧sè‧ria

Noun[edit]

miseria f (plural miserie)

  1. poverty
    Synonyms: indigenza, povertà
  2. (often in the plural) trouble, evil, suffering
    Synonyms: infelicità, male
  3. pittance, trifle
    Synonym: sciocchezza
  4. (botany) Any plant of the Commelinaceae taxonomic family.
    Synonym: erba miseria

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From miser.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

miseria f (genitive miseriae); first declension

  1. misfortune
  2. misery, distress

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative miseria miseriae
Genitive miseriae miseriārum
Dative miseriae miseriīs
Accusative miseriam miseriās
Ablative miseriā miseriīs
Vocative miseria miseriae

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

miseria f (plural miserias)

  1. Obsolete spelling of miséria

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin miseria.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /miˈseɾja/
  • Hyphenation: mi‧se‧ria

Noun[edit]

miseria f (plural miserias)

  1. misery
  2. poverty
  3. avarice, greed
  4. very small amount

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