quarto

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin quartus (fourth)

Noun[edit]

quarto (plural quartos)

  1. (paper) A size of paper (7.5"-10" x 10"-12.5")(190-254 x 254-312 mm). Formed by folding and cutting one of several standard sizes of paper (15"-20" x 20"-25")(381-508 x 508-635 mm) twice to form 4 leaves (eight sides).
    1. (Britain) Quarto writing paper (10 inches x 8 inches)
  2. (printing) A book size, corresponding to the paper size.

Translations[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

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

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Italian[edit]

Italian ordinal numbers
 <  3rd 4th 5th  > 
    Cardinal : quattro
    Ordinal : quarto

Etymology[edit]

From Latin quartus.

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. fourth

Noun[edit]

quarto m (plural quarti, feminine quarta)

  1. fourth (the one in fourth position)

Noun[edit]

quarto m (plural quarti)

  1. quarter (fraction; part of a town), fourth (fraction)

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Latin[edit]

Numeral[edit]

quārtō

  1. dative masculine singular of quārtus
  2. dative neuter singular of quārtus
  3. ablative masculine singular of quārtus
  4. ablative 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
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “quarto”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • quarto” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)

Portuguese[edit]

quarto (bedroom)

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (abbreviation, ordinal only)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese quarto, from Latin quartus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. ordinal form of quatro; fourth

Noun[edit]

quarto m (plural quartos)

  1. quarter; fourth (one of four equal parts)
  2. room (subdivision within a building)
  3. (specifically) bedroom (room used to sleep in and keep personal objects)
    • 2003, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e a Ordem da Fênix (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix), Rocco, page 400:
      Não devia estar num quarto particular?
      Shouldn't he be in a private room?
  4. (historical) quarter (unit of volume for liquids equivalent to a quarter of a tun)

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Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. Archaic form of cuarto.

Noun[edit]

quarto m (plural quartos)

  1. Archaic form of cuarto.