terra

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See also: Terra, terrà, tèrra, and Tèrra

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terra (plural terrae)

  1. A rough upland or mountainous region of the moon with a relatively high albedo.

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Catalan[edit]

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From Old Provençal terra, from Latin terra.

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terra f (plural terres)

  1. earth
  2. sand

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terra m (plural terres)

  1. ground

Corsican[edit]

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From Latin terra.

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terra f (plural terri)

  1. earth
  2. Earth

French[edit]

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terra

  1. third-person singular past historic of terrer

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin terra.

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terra f (plural terras)

  1. soil, earth
  2. land

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terra

  1. earth
  2. ground

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin terra.

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terra f (plural terre)

  1. earth
  2. ground
  3. soil

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ters- (dry). Cognates include Old Irish (and Irish) tír, Ancient Greek τέρσομαι (tersomai), Sanskrit तृष्यति (tṛṣyati) and Old English þurst (English thirst).

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terra f (genitive terrae); first declension

  1. land, earth, ground
    • 405 CE, Jerome, Vulgate Daniel.1.2
      [] et asportavit ea in terram Sennaar in domum dei sui []
      [] which he carried into the land of Shinar to the house of his god; []
  2. the world
  3. (capitalized, proper noun, New Latin) the planet Earth

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First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative terra terrae
genitive terrae terrārum
dative terrae terrīs
accusative terram terrās
ablative terrā terrīs
vocative terra terrae

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Old Provençal[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin terra.

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terra f (oblique plural terras, nominative singular terra, nominative plural terras)

  1. land

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese terra, from Latin terra, from Proto-Indo-European *ters- (dry).

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terra f (plural terras)

  1. ground, land, soil
  2. earth
  3. homeland (formally "terra natal", but sometimes shortened as "terra")
    Lá na minha terra tem muitas capivaras.
    There's a lot of capybaras in my homeland.

Romansch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Latin terra.

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terra f (plural terras)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter) land, soil
  2. (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter) country, land
  3. (capitalized, proper noun, Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) the planet Earth

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Sicilian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin terra.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈtɛʐʐa/
  • Hyphenation: tèr‧ra

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terra f (plural terri)

  1. land
  2. earth
  3. soil
  4. ground

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