quinta

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish quinta

Noun[edit]

quinta (plural quintas)

  1. A country house in Madeira.

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Asturian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

quinta

  1. feminine singular of quintu

Catalan[edit]

la quinta
el cicle de les quintes

Etymology[edit]

From Latin quintus (fifth)

Adjective[edit]

quinta f sg

  1. feminine singular of quint

Noun[edit]

quinta f (plural quintes)

  1. (card games) a run of five sequential cards of the same suit
  2. (music) fifth or fifth voice in piece of vocal polyphony
  3. (history, Catalonia) the payment by a city of one-fifth of its municipal taxes into the royal treasury as a condition of being granted a charter

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French[edit]

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Verb[edit]

quinta

  1. third-person singular past historic of quinter

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkwin.ta/
  • Rhymes: -inta
  • Hyphenation: quìn‧ta

Adjective[edit]

quinta f sg

  1. feminine singular of quinto

Noun[edit]

quinta f (plural quinte)

  1. fifth (female equivalent of quinto)
  2. (theater) wing, backstage, side scene
  3. fifth gear
  4. (education) fifth year, fifth form, fifth grade
  5. (fencing) quinte

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Latin[edit]

Numeral[edit]

quīnta

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

Numeral[edit]

quīntā

  1. ablative feminine singular of quīntus

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkĩ.tɐ/, [ˈkĩ.tɐ]

  • Hyphenation: quin‧ta

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese quintãa, from Latin quintana.

Noun[edit]

quinta f (plural quintas)

  1. wine producing estate (winery or vineyard)
  2. a country estate
  3. a manor or country mansion
  4. a small agricultural holding

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Portuguese quinta, from Latin quintam.

Adjective[edit]

quinta

  1. feminine singular of quinto
    Synonym: (abbreviation)

Noun[edit]

quinta f (plural quintas)

  1. Shortening of quinta-feira: Thursday

Adverb[edit]

quinta (not comparable)

  1. Shortening of quinta-feira: on a Thursday

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin quintana – cognate to English quintain (a street between the fifth and sixth maniples of a Roman military camp, where warlike exercises took place) –, the feminine of quintanus (fifth-ranking), from quintus (fifth), from quinque (five).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkinta/, [ˈkĩn̪.t̪a]

Adjective[edit]

quinta f

  1. feminine singular of quinto

Noun[edit]

quinta f (plural quintas)

  1. villa; country home
  2. call-up (to the army)
  3. group of people who are the same age
    Somos todos de la misma quinta
    We are all the same age.
  4. (card games) straight flush (in some games)

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