warda

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Frankish *warda (watch, watchpost, protection). Alternatively a back-formation from wardō (to herd cattle, ward against, guard)..

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

warda f (genitive wardae); first declension[1][2]

  1. (Middle Latin) guard service, garrison
  2. (Middle Latin) guard, watchman
  3. (Middle Latin) ambush
  4. (Middle Latin) protection
  5. (Middle Latin) reward for protection
  6. (Middle Latin) wardship, guardianship
  7. (Middle Latin) ecclesiastical advocate
  8. (Middle Latin) urban quarter, ward

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative warda wardae
genitive wardae wardārum
dative wardae wardīs
accusative wardam wardās
ablative wardā wardīs
vocative warda wardae

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Niermeyer, Jan Frederik (1976), “warda”, in Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus (in Latin), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 1128
  2. ^ du Cange, Charles (1883), “warda”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre

Maltese[edit]

Warda

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic وَرْدَة (warda).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

warda f (determinate plural: wardiet, collective plural: ward)

  1. rose (flower)

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