planitia

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See also: Planitia

Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin plānitia.

Noun[edit]

planitia

  1. (astronomy, planetology, planetography, astrogeography, astrogeology) A low plain. Used capitalised in names of geological features on other planets

Coordinate terms[edit]


English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From translingual planitia, from Latin plānitia.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

planitia (plural planitias or planitiae)

  1. A low plain.

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

plānitia f (genitive plānitiae); first declension

  1. Alternative form of plānitiēs

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative plānitia plānitiae
Genitive plānitiae plānitiārum
Dative plānitiae plānitiīs
Accusative plānitiam plānitiās
Ablative plānitiā plānitiīs
Vocative plānitia plānitiae

References[edit]

  • planitia”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • planitia in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • planitia in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • planitia in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016