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) tradescantia
    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, affliction

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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References[edit]

  • miseria in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • miseria in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • miseria in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • miseria in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden, Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co., 1894
    • to comfort in misfortune: consolari aliquem in miseriis

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/, [miˈse.ɾja]
  • 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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