tortura

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See also: torturá, torturà, and tortură

Asturian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Late Latin tortūra, from Latin tortus, from torqueō.

Noun[edit]

tortura f (plural tortures)

  1. torture (intentional causing of somebody's experiencing agony)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

tortura

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

Basque[edit]

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 tortura on Basque Wikipedia

Noun[edit]

tortura ?

  1. torture

Declension[edit]

Declension of tortura (inanimate, ending in -a)
indefinite singular plural
absolutive tortura tortura torturak
ergative torturak torturak torturek
dative torturari torturari torturei
genitive torturaren torturaren torturen
comitative torturarekin torturarekin torturekin
causative torturarengatik torturarengatik torturengatik
benefactive torturarentzat torturarentzat torturentzat
instrumental torturaz torturaz torturez
insessive torturatan torturan torturetan
locative torturatako torturako torturetako
allative torturatara torturara torturetara
terminative torturataraino torturaraino torturetaraino
directive torturatarantz torturarantz torturetarantz
destinative torturatarako torturarako torturetarako
ablative torturatatik torturatik torturetatik
partitive torturarik
prolative torturatzat

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Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Occitan, from Late Latin tortūra, from Latin tortus, from torqueō.

Noun[edit]

tortura f (plural tortures)

  1. torture (intentional causing of somebody's experiencing agony)
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

tortura

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

Further reading[edit]


Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin torquere.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈtortura]
  • Hyphenation: tor‧tu‧ra

Noun[edit]

tortura f

  1. torture
    Synonym: mučení

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • tortura in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • tortura in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

tortura

  1. third-person singular past historic of torturer

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese, from Late Latin tortūra (twisting; torture), from Latin tortus, from torqueō (I twist), from Proto-Indo-European *terkʷ- (to turn).

Noun[edit]

tortura f (plural torturas)

  1. torture (intentional causing of somebody's experiencing agony)

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /torˈtu.ra/
  • Rhymes: -ura
  • Hyphenation: tor‧tù‧ra

Etymology 1[edit]

From Late Latin tortūra, from Latin tortus, passive perfect participle of torqueō.

Noun[edit]

tortura f (plural torture)

  1. (obsolete) the act of bending or twisting
    Synonyms: torcimento, torcitura
  2. torture (intentional causing of somebody's experiencing agony)
  3. (figuratively) torment
    Synonym: tormento
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

tortura

  1. inflection of torturare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further reading[edit]

  • tortura in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From torqueō (twist; torture).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tortūra f (genitive tortūrae); first declension

  1. a twisting, wreathing
  2. torture, torment

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative tortūra tortūrae
Genitive tortūrae tortūrārum
Dative tortūrae tortūrīs
Accusative tortūram tortūrās
Ablative tortūrā tortūrīs
Vocative tortūra tortūrae

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References[edit]


Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

From French torture, from Old French torture, from Late Latin tortūra, from Latin tortus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tortura f

  1. torture (intentional causing of somebody's experiencing agony)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • tortura in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • tortura in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pt

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese, from Late Latin tortūra (twisting; torture), from Latin tortus, from torqueō (I twist), from Proto-Indo-European *terkʷ- (to turn).

Noun[edit]

tortura f (plural torturas)

  1. torture (intentional causing of somebody experiencing agony)
    Synonyms: suplício, tormento
  2. (figuratively) a difficult situation
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

tortura

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of torturar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of torturar

Further reading[edit]

  • tortura” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Romanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from French torturer, Italian torturare.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

a tortura (third-person singular present torturează, past participle torturat1st conj.

  1. to torture
    Synonym: chinui
Conjugation[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tortura f

  1. definite nominative/accusative singular of tortură

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Medieval Latin tortura.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tortǔːra/
  • Hyphenation: tor‧tu‧ra

Noun[edit]

tortúra f (Cyrillic spelling торту́ра)

  1. torture

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • tortura” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /toɾˈtuɾa/, [t̪oɾˈt̪u.ɾa]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Late Latin tortūra, from Latin tortus, from torqueō.

Noun[edit]

tortura f (plural torturas)

  1. torture (intentional causing of somebody experiencing agony)
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

tortura

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of torturar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of torturar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of torturar.

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