porcellana

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian porcellana.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

porcellana f (plural porcellanes)

  1. porcelain
  2. cowrie (gastropod of the family Cypraeidae, known for their glossy hard shells)

Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /por.t͡ʃelˈla.na/
  • Rhymes: -ana
  • Hyphenation: por‧cel‧là‧na

Noun[edit]

porcellana f (plural porcellane)

  1. porcelain, china

Verb[edit]

porcellana

  1. inflection of porcellanare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

porcellāna

  1. inflection of porcellānus:
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural

Adjective[edit]

porcellānā

  1. ablative feminine singular of porcellānus

References[edit]

  • porcellana 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)
  • porcellana in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • porcellana in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016