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fenestra

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

fenestra (plural fenestras or fenestrae)

  1. an opening in a body, sometimes with a membrane

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InterlinguaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin. Compare Italian finestra, French fenêtre, Esperanto fenestro, Dutch venster.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fenestra (plural fenestras)

  1. window

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably of Etruscan origin.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fenestra f (genitive fenestrae); first declension

  1. a window, an opening for light,
    Haec domus quattuor fenestras habet.
    This house has four windows.
  2. a breach, a loophole
  3. an orifice, inlet
  4. an opportunity
  5. vocative singular of fenestra

fenestrā f

  1. ablative singular of fenestra

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative fenestra fenestrae
genitive fenestrae fenestrārum
dative fenestrae fenestrīs
accusative fenestram fenestrās
ablative fenestrā fenestrīs
vocative fenestra fenestrae

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin fenestra. Compare the inherited doublet fresta.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /fɨ.ˈnɛʃ.tɾɐ/
  • Hyphenation: fe‧nes‧tra

NounEdit

fenestra f (plural fenestras)

  1. (dated, formal) window

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SpanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin fenestra.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fe̞ˈne̞s.tɾa/

NounEdit

fenestra f (plural fenestras)

  1. (dated) window

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit