voluta

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English[edit]

a voluta (Voluta musica) shell

Etymology[edit]

From Latin voluta (a spiral scroll). See volute.

Noun[edit]

voluta (plural volutas or volutae)

  1. (zoology) Any of numerous species of large, handsome marine gastropods belonging to Voluta and allied genera.

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin volvo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

voluta f

  1. (architecture) volute

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Further reading[edit]

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

Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Participle[edit]

voluta f sg

  1. feminine singular of voluto

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Latin voluta, from the feminine of volūtus, perfect passive participle of volvō.

Noun[edit]

voluta f (plural volute)

  1. spiral, volute, curl
  2. wreath
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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun use of the feminine of volūtus, perfect passive participle of volvō.

Noun[edit]

volūta f (genitive volūtae); first declension

  1. a spiral scroll
  2. a spiral decoration
Declension[edit]

volūta f (genitive volūtae); first declension

Descendants[edit]
  • Catalan: volta
  • English: vault, volute
  • French: volute, voûte
  • Hungarian: bolt
  • Italian: voluta, volta

Etymology 2[edit]

Participle[edit]

volūta

  1. inflection of volūtus:
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural

Participle[edit]

volūtā

  1. ablative feminine singular of volūtus
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Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

volūtā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of volūtō

References[edit]

  • voluta”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • voluta in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin voluta.

Noun[edit]

voluta f (plural volutas)

  1. (architecture) volute

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin voluta.

Noun[edit]

voluta f (plural volutas)

  1. wisp (of smoke)
  2. (architecture) volute

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