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tabula

See also: tabulā

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin

NounEdit

tabula (plural tabulae)

  1. A table or tablet.
  2. (zoology) One of the transverse plants found in the calicles of certain corals and hydroids.

Related termsEdit

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tabula

  1. third-person singular past historic of tabuler

InterlinguaEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tabula (plural tabulas)

  1. (item of furniture) table

ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

tabula

  1. third-person singular present indicative of tabulare
  2. second-person singular imperative of tabulare

LatinEdit

Tabula Franciae cum flumine Ligere insignata W
Map of France with river Loire

EtymologyEdit

The origin is uncertain. Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *th₂-dʰlom, from *teh₂- (to stand) (a variety of *steh₂- without s-mobile, whence also Latin stō, stāre (to stand)) + *-dʰlom (instrumental suffix) whence Latin -bula. The original meaning would then be “that which stands”.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tabula f (genitive tabulae); first declension

  1. tablet, sometimes a tablet covered with wax for writing
  2. board or plank
  3. (by extension) map, painting, document or other item put onto a tablet

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative tabula tabulae
genitive tabulae tabulārum
dative tabulae tabulīs
accusative tabulam tabulās
ablative tabulā tabulīs
vocative tabula tabulae

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ReferencesEdit

  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, page 604

LatvianEdit

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NounEdit

tabula f (4th declension)

  1. table (data arranged in rows and columns)

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PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

tabula

  1. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present indicative of tabular
  2. Second-person singular (tu) affirmative imperative of tabular

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

tabula

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of tabular.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of tabular.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of tabular.