quarto

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin quartus (fourth).

Noun[edit]

quarto (countable and uncountable, plural quartos)

  1. (paper) A size of paper (7.5"-10" x 10"-12.5" or 190-254 x 254-312 mm). Formed by folding and cutting one of several standard sizes of paper (15"-20" x 20"-25" or 381-508 x 508-635 mm) twice to form 4 leaves (eight sides).
    1. (UK) Quarto writing paper (10 inches x 8 inches)
  2. (printing) A book size, corresponding to the paper size.
    • 1880, William Blades, The Enemies of Books, page 40:
      Beneath an old ebony table were two long carved oak chests. I lifted the lid of one, and at the top was a once-white surplice covered with dust, and beneath was a mass of tracts — Commonwealth Quartos, unbound — a prey to worms and decay.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (paper size): 4to,
  • (book size): Q

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French[edit]

Adverb[edit]

quarto

  1. fourthly

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Italian[edit]

Italian numbers (edit)
40
 ←  3 4 5  → 
    Cardinal: quattro
    Ordinal: quarto
    Ordinal abbreviation:
    Adverbial: quattro volte
    Multiplier: quadruplo
    Collective: tutti e quattro
    Fractional: quarto
Italian Wikipedia article on 4

Etymology[edit]

From Latin quartus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkwar.to/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -arto
  • Hyphenation: quàr‧to

Adjective[edit]

quarto (feminine quarta, masculine plural quarti, feminine plural quarte)

  1. (ordinal number) fourth

Noun[edit]

quarto m (plural quarti)

  1. quarter (part of a town)
  2. (fractional number) quarter, fourth

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Latin[edit]

Numeral[edit]

quārtō

  1. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of quārtus

References[edit]

  • quarto”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • quarto”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • quarto 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)
  • quarto in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese numbers (edit)
40
 ←  3 4 5  → 
    Cardinal: quatro
    Ordinal: quarto
    Ordinal abbreviation: 4.º,
    Multiplier: quádruplo
    Fractional: quarto
    Group: quarteto
Portuguese Wikipedia article on 4
quarto (bedroom)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese quarto, from Latin quārtus.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Adjective[edit]

quarto (feminine quarta, masculine plural quartos, feminine plural quartas)

  1. (ordinal number) fourth

Noun[edit]

quarto m (plural quartos)

  1. (fractional number) quarter; fourth (one of four parts of a whole)
  2. room (subdivision within a building)
  3. (specifically) bedroom (room used to sleep in and keep personal objects)
  4. (historical) quarter (unit of volume for liquids equivalent to a quarter of a tun)

Derived terms[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

quarto

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of quartar

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

quarto (feminine quarta, masculine plural quartos, feminine plural quartas)

  1. Archaic form of cuarto.

Noun[edit]

quarto m (plural quartos)

  1. Archaic form of cuarto.