interior

EnglishEdit

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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin interior (inner, interior).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

interior (not comparable)

  1. Within any limits, enclosure, or substance; inside; internal; inner.
    the interior apartments of a house; the interior surface of a hollow ball
  2. Remote from the limits, frontier, or shore; inland.
    the interior parts of a region or country

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

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NounEdit

interior (plural interiors)

  1. The inside of a building, container, cavern, or other enclosed structure.
  2. The inside regions of a country, distanced from the borders or coasts.
    Sir Richard Burton explored far into the African interior.
  3. (mathematics, topology) The set of all interior points of a set.

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AsturianEdit

NounEdit

interior m (plural interiores)

  1. interior (the inside of an enclosed structure)

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin interior.

AdjectiveEdit

interior m, f (plural interiores)

  1. inner, interior

NounEdit

interior m (plural interiores)

  1. interior

AntonymsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From earlier *interus (whence also intrā), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁énteros (inner, what is inside). Cognates include Sanskrit अन्तर (ántara, interior) and Ancient Greek ἔντερον (enteron, intestine, bowel).

AdjectiveEdit

interior (comparative of inter)

  1. inner, interior
  2. nearer

Usage notesEdit

Although this adjective is the comparative form of inter, there is no positive form. The word inter is an adverb and preposition, not an adjective.

InflectionEdit

Third declension, comparative variant.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative interior interius interiōrēs interiōra
genitive interiōris interiōris interiōrum interiōrum
dative interiōrī interiōrī interiōribus interiōribus
accusative interiōrem interius interiōrēs interiōra
ablative interiōre interiōre interiōribus interiōribus
vocative interior interius interiōrēs interiōra

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin interior.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

interior m (feminine interior plural interiores; comparable)

  1. inner, interior

NounEdit

interior m (plural interiores)

  1. interior

AntonymsEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin interior.

AdjectiveEdit

interior m, f (plural interiores)

  1. inner, interior

NounEdit

interior m (plural interiores)

  1. interior

AntonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

Last modified on 1 April 2014, at 22:15