septentrional

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin septentriōnālis, from septentriōnēs (seven plow oxen), a name for the constellations now known as Ursa Major and Ursa Minor, which appear in the northern sky.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sɛpˈtɛntɹɪənəl/

Adjective[edit]

septentrional (comparative more septentrional, superlative most septentrional)

  1. (rare, literary) Pertaining to the north; northern.
    • 1901, George Gissing, By the Ionian Sea, chapter 9.
      Cow's milk could be obtained in very small quantities, but it was of evil flavour; butter, in the septentrional sense of the word, did not exist.
    • 1980, Anthony Burgess, Earthly Powers
      Well, no, we are all septentrional here, all a bit cool. What is mother? Genova and the Alto Adige. Coolest of them all.

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NW N NE
W Compass rose simple plain.svg E
SW S SE
n-occ sept n-or
occ Compass rose simple plain.svg or
s-occ mer s-or

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin septentriōnālis.

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septentrional (masculine and feminine plural septentrionals)

  1. northern

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(compass points) punt cardinal;

nord-oest
(n-occ)
nord
(sept)
nord-est
(n-or)
oest
(occ)
Compass rose simple plain.svg est
(or)
sud-oest
(s-occ)
sud
(mer)
sud-est
(s-or)

French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin septentriōnālis.

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septentrional (feminine singular septentrionale, masculine plural septentrionaux, feminine plural septentrionales)

  1. northern (facing, situated in or related to the north); septentrional, boreal

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French septentrional, Latin septentriōnālis.

Adjective[edit]

septentrional m or n (feminine singular septentrională, masculine plural septentrionali, feminine and neuter plural septentrionale)

  1. northern, septentrional

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin septentriōnālis.

Adjective[edit]

septentrional (plural septentrionales)

  1. northern
    Synonym: norteño
    Antonyms: meridional, sureño

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