orchidea

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

orchidea (plural orchideas)

  1. Synonym of orchid
    • 1821, Helen Maria Williams, transl., Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the New Continent, During the Years 1799-1804. By Alexander de Humboldt, and Aimé Bonpland; with Maps, Plans, &c., volume V, London: [] Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, [], translation of original by Alexander de Humboldt, page 49:
      The old trees were decorated with beautiful orchideas*, yellow bannisterias, blue-flowered bignonias, peperomias, arums, and pothoses. [] * Cymbidium violaceum, habenaria angustifolia, &c.
    • 1839–1840, The Floricultural Cabinet and Florists’ Magazine, London: Whittaker, & Co., [], pages 92 (volume VII, 1839), 221 , 248, 249, and 280 (volume VIII, 1840):
      lia Albida. A very interesting addition to our stove orchidea, and sent from Oaxaca to Mr. Bateman of Kynpersly. [] Angræcum bilobum.—An orchidea from Cape Coast Castle. [] Balbophyllum limbatum.—This orchidea Messrs. Loddiges received from Singapore. [] Cirrhopetalum vaginatum.—The flowers of this orchidea are of a pale straw colour. [] Cælogyne Cumingii.—This orchidea was brought to this country by Mr. Cuming. [] Mycaranthus obliqua.—Another orchidea from Sincapore to Messrs. Loddiges. [] Liparis spathulata.—An orchidea.
    • 1859 January 1, The Gardener’s Monthly, volume I, number 1, Philadelphia, Pa., page 11:
      Cœlogyne elata.—An orchidea from Nepal, with whitish flowers, but not particularly handsome.
    • 1862, Bradshaw’s Railway, &c., Through Route and Overland Guide to India, Turkey, Persia, Egypt, and China; or, The Traveller’s Manual of How to Reach and How to Live in the Three Presidencies of India (Bradshaw’s), London: W. J. Adams []; Manchester: Bradshaw and Blacklock, [], page 187:
      []; on the trunks of the larger trees may be seen pepper-worts and other delicate creepers, chiefly convolvuli, impomseas, the pitcher plant, whilst the orchideas suspend their pendulous flowers from the branches of the trees;
    • 1922, Annual Report on Essential Oils, Aromatic Chemicals and Related Materials[1], page 106:
      Angræcum fragrans, Thou., an orchidea, the leaves of which, smelling of coumarin, are used for scenting tea;
    • 1952, The Zoological Record: Being Records of Zoological Literature[2], page 140:
      A gigantic species of Aleurodidae (Homoptera) from greenhouse-orchideas.
    • 1976, Directory of Hungarian Research Institutions[3], page 55:
      []; propagation and growing of chrisanthemums, orchideas, strelitzia, anthurium, geraniums, kalanchoes and pot-grown foliage ornamentals; breeding of perennial and woody ornamentals, chrisanthemums, orchideas, strelitzia and kalanchoes;
    • 1989, Acta Agronomica Hungarica[4], page 182:
      A chapter is devoted to the special cultivation methods of some ornamentals (e.g. Bonsai, Bromelias, Cactuses, Orchideas), as well as to the arrangement of inner spaces, hobby greenhouses and indoor glass cabinets, and to indoor plant protection.
    • 2011, “Notes”, in Roz Kaveney and Jennifer Stoy, editors, Nip/Tuck: Television That Gets Under Your Skin (Reading Contemporary Television)‎[5], I.B. Tauris & Co Ltd, →ISBN:
      Another example of isolation is Dr Barrington Moore, who was abandoned by his ‘work of art’, Ava Moore, and decided to work with orchideas because they are precious and don’t go away (‘Joan Rivers’ (2.16)).

Czech[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈorxɪdɛa]
  • Hyphenation: or‧chi‧dea

Noun[edit]

orchidea f

  1. orchid (plant)

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • orchidea in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • orchidea in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Hungarian[edit]

Hungarian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈorɦidɛɒ]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: or‧chi‧dea
  • Rhymes:

Noun[edit]

orchidea (plural orchideák)

  1. orchid

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative orchidea orchideák
accusative orchideát orchideákat
dative orchideának orchideáknak
instrumental orchideával orchideákkal
causal-final orchideáért orchideákért
translative orchideává orchideákká
terminative orchideáig orchideákig
essive-formal orchideaként orchideákként
essive-modal
inessive orchideában orchideákban
superessive orchideán orchideákon
adessive orchideánál orchideáknál
illative orchideába orchideákba
sublative orchideára orchideákra
allative orchideához orchideákhoz
elative orchideából orchideákból
delative orchideáról orchideákról
ablative orchideától orchideáktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
orchideáé orchideáké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
orchideáéi orchideákéi
Possessive forms of orchidea
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. orchideám orchideáim
2nd person sing. orchideád orchideáid
3rd person sing. orchideája orchideái
1st person plural orchideánk orchideáink
2nd person plural orchideátok orchideáitok
3rd person plural orchideájuk orchideáik

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /or.kiˈdɛ.a/
  • Rhymes: -ɛa
  • Hyphenation: or‧chi‧dè‧a

Noun[edit]

orchidea f (plural orchidee)

  1. orchid (plant)

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Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from New Latin Orchideae, from Latin orchis, from Ancient Greek ὄρχις (órkhis).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɔr.xiˈdɛ.a/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛa
  • Syllabification: or‧chi‧de‧a

Noun[edit]

orchidea f

  1. orchid (plant)
    Synonym: storczyk

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • orchidea in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • orchidea in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Slovak[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

orchidea f (genitive singular orchidey, nominative plural orchidey, genitive plural orchideí)

  1. orchid (plant)

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • orchidea in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk