Last modified on 27 July 2014, at 13:18
See also: aqua-

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin aqua, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ekʷeh₂, whence also Old English ēa, ǽ (river). More at ea.

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aqua (countable and uncountable, plural aquas or aquae)

  1. (inorganic chemistry) The compound water.
  2. A shade of colour, usually a mix of green and blue similar to the colour turquoise.
    aqua colour:    
    • 2009 June 27, Patricia Cohen, “Employing Art Along With Ambassadors”, New York Times:
      Ms. Rockburne, with help from a team of artists, is working on a gargantuan mural of deep blues, shimmering aquas and luminous gold leaf that is headed for the American Embassy in Kingston, Jamaica.

AdjectiveEdit

aqua (comparative more aqua, superlative most aqua)

  1. Of a greenish-blue colour.

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IdoEdit

AdjectiveEdit

aqua

  1. aqueous

InterlinguaEdit

NounEdit

aqua (plural aquas)

  1. water

InterlingueEdit

NounEdit

aqua

  1. water

IstriotEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin aqua.

NounEdit

aqua f (plural aque)

  1. water

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *akʷā, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ekʷeh₂. Cognate with Old English ēa (flowing water, stream, river). More at ea.

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NounEdit

aqua f (genitive aquae); first declension

  1. water

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative aqua aquae
genitive aquae aquārum
dative aquae aquīs
accusative aquam aquās
ablative aquā aquīs
vocative aqua aquae

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