Terra

See also: Tèrra and terra

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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin Terra ‎(goddess of the earth; the Earth itself)

Proper nounEdit

Terra

  1. (Roman mythology) The Roman earth goddess, equivalent in the interpretatio graeca to Gaea.
  2. (astronomy) The planet Earth.
  3. A female given name.

Usage notesEdit

The usage of Terra as a name for the planet Earth is particularly common among English-language science fiction writers. Terra had been the official name of Earth for many centuries in the scientific community due to the use of Latin as international science tongue [1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Oxford English Dictionary, 1st ed. "terra, n." Oxford University Press (Oxford), 1911.

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Proper nounEdit

Terra f

  1. Earth

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GalicianEdit

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Proper nounEdit

Terra f

  1. Earth

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ItalianEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɛrra/, [ˈt̪ɛr.ra]
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  • Hyphenation: tèr‧ra
  • Homophone: terra

Proper nounEdit

la Terra f

  1. Earth

Proper nounEdit

Terra ?

  1. (astrology) The astrological element Earth that comprises the three earth signs (Toro, Vergine and Capricorno)

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From terra ‎(earth), to distinguish the goddess or planet from its other senses.

Proper nounEdit

Terra f ‎(genitive Terrae); first declension

  1. (Roman mythology) The Roman earth goddess, equivalent in the interpretatio graeca to Gaea.
  2. (New Latin) The planet Earth.

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Terra

EtymologyEdit

From Latin terra.

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Proper nounEdit

Terra f

  1. Earth

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