rotunda

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: Rotunda

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rotunda, from Sancta Maria Rotunda (the name for a church in the Pantheon), from rotundus (round).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɹə(ʊ)ˈtʌndə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɹoʊˈtʌndə/
  • Hyphenation: ro‧tun‧da

Noun[edit]

rotunda (plural rotundas)

  1. (architecture) a round building, usually small, often with a dome
  2. (typography, frequently capitalized) A Gothic typeface used in early printed books in Northern Italy, based on a rounded script developed in the 13th cent.; the manuscript hand on which this typeface was based

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rotunda

  1. nominative feminine singular of rotundus
  2. nominative neuter plural of rotundus
  3. accusative neuter plural of rotundus
  4. vocative feminine singular of rotundus

rotundā

  1. ablative feminine singular of rotundus

References[edit]

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “rotunda”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rotunda f sg

  1. Feminine singular of adjective rotundo.