sepultura

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Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

sepultura f ‎(plural sepultures)

  1. grave (excavation for burial)

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sepultus, perfect passive participle of sepeliō ‎(I bury).

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Noun[edit]

sepultūra f ‎(genitive sepultūrae); first declension

  1. A burial, interment, a sepulchering
    • 4th century, St Jerome, Vulgate, Tobit 2:10
      contigit autem ut quadam die fatigatus a sepultura veniens domum iactasset se iuxta parietem et obdormisset (Now it happened one day that being wearied with burying, he came to his house, and cast himself down by the wall and slept,)

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative sepultūra sepultūrae
genitive sepultūrae sepultūrārum
dative sepultūrae sepultūrīs
accusative sepultūram sepultūrās
ablative sepultūrā sepultūrīs
vocative sepultūra sepultūrae

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References[edit]

  • sepultura” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • sepultura” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to bury a person: sepultura aliquem afficere
    • to be deprived of the rites of burial: sepulturae honore carere

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese sepultura, from Latin sepultūra ‎(burial), from sepultus, perfect passive participle of sepeliō ‎(I bury).

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Noun[edit]

sepultura f (plural sepulturas)

  1. grave (excavation for burial)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sepultūra. Cognate with English sepulture.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: se‧pul‧tu‧ra

Noun[edit]

sepultura f ‎(plural sepulturas)

  1. The act or state of burial.
  2. A hole made in the Earth to bury a corpse.
  3. A place where something is buried.
  4. grave.

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