striga

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See also: Striga, strigã, strigă, and štriga

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

striga

  1. third-person singular present indicative of strigare
  2. second-person singular imperative of strigare

Latin[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From strix (screech owl).

Noun[edit]

strīga f (genitive strīgae); first declension

  1. evil spirit, witch, hag, vampire

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative strīga strīgae
genitive strīgae strīgārum
dative strīgae strīgīs
accusative strīgam strīgās
ablative strīgā strīgīs
vocative strīga strīgae

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Etymology 2[edit]

From strix (groove, furrow).

Noun[edit]

striga f (genitive strigae); first declension

  1. row, strip, swath

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative striga strigae
genitive strigae strigārum
dative strigae strigīs
accusative strigam strigās
ablative strigā strigīs
vocative striga strigae

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • striga in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “striga”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • striga” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • striga in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • striga in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin root *strigāre from Latin strix (screech owl).

Verb[edit]

a striga (third-person singular present strigă, past participle strigat1st conj.

  1. to call
  2. to shout, yell, scream

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Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Romanian strigă, from Latin strīga.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈstri.ɡa/
  • Hyphenation: stri‧ga

Noun[edit]

striga f (genitive singular strigy, nominative plural strigy, genitive plural stríg, declension pattern of žena)

  1. witch
  2. demon

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Further reading[edit]

  • striga in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Venetian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin striga (evil spirit, compare Friulian strie, Italian strega, Ligurian stria, Lombard stria, and also Romanian strigă), from strīx, from Ancient Greek στρίγξ (strínx).

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Noun[edit]

striga f (plural strighe)

  1. witch, sorceress (female who uses magic)

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