miseria

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See also: miséria and misèria

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

misero +‎ -eria

Noun[edit]

miseria f (plural miserie)

  1. poverty
  2. (often in the plural) trouble, evil, suffering
  3. pittance, trifle
  4. (botany, Tradescantia) spiderwort

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

miseria f (genitive miseriae); first declension

  1. misfortune
  2. misery, distress

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

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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References[edit]

  • miseria in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • miseria in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “miseria”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • miseria” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to comfort in misfortune: consolari aliquem in miseriis

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

miseria f (plural miserias)

  1. Obsolete spelling of miséria

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

miseria f (plural miserias)

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

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