quadratura

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin quadrātūra.

Noun[edit]

quadratura f ‎(plural quadrature)

  1. squaring
    La quadratura del cerchio - The squaring of the circle.
  2. square, panel
  3. (art) quadrature

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From quadrō ‎(make square) +‎ -tūra, from quadrus ‎(square, four-sided), from quattuor ‎(four).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

quadrātūra f ‎(genitive quadrātūrae); first declension

  1. a squaring, making square, quadrature
  2. (by extension) a square

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative quadrātūra quadrātūrae
genitive quadrātūrae quadrātūrārum
dative quadrātūrae quadrātūrīs
accusative quadrātūram quadrātūrās
ablative quadrātūrā quadrātūrīs
vocative quadrātūra quadrātūrae

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