secta

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin secta.

Noun[edit]

secta f (plural sectes)

  1. sect

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Participle[edit]

secta

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

Participle[edit]

sectā

  1. ablative feminine singular of sectus

Etymology 2[edit]

Probably from sectus (cut off, amputated, divided), perfect passive participle of secō, as in a distinct, separate body or group (e.g. a religious, political, or philosophical sect). See also the expression "secāre viam" ("take one's way, travel"). Another possibility is a derivation from sequor, sequī (to follow), past participle secutus.

Noun[edit]

secta f (genitive sectae); first declension

  1. a trodden or beaten way, pathway, mode, manner, method, principle[1]
  2. a body of political principles, party, side, faction
  3. (philosophy) a doctrine, school, sect
Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative secta sectae
Genitive sectae sectārum
Dative sectae sectīs
Accusative sectam sectās
Ablative sectā sectīs
Vocative secta sectae
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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin secta.

Noun[edit]

secta f (plural sectas)

  1. cult
  2. sect

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