structura

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

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

structura

  1. third-person singular past historic of structurer

Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

structura ‎(plural structuras)

  1. structure

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From struō +‎ -tūra.

Noun[edit]

structūra f ‎(genitive structūrae); first declension

  1. (mostly construction) a fitting together, adaptation, adjustment.
    in structurā saxorum rudium.
  2. (language) an arrangement, order, structure (in Cicero, as a figure of speech, with quasi or quaedam)
    et verborum est structura quaedam, Cicero. Opt. Gen. 2, 5
    proprietates verborum exigit, et structuram et argumentationes, Senecca. Ep. 89, 9

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative structūra structūrae
genitive structūrae structūrārum
dative structūrae structūrīs
accusative structūram structūrās
ablative structūrā structūrīs
vocative structūra structūrae

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • structura in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • structura in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • STRUCTURA in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the structure of the sentence: compositio, structura verborum
    • the construction: constructio, structura verborum, forma dicendi