EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From altiri +‎ -a.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /alˈtira/
  • Hyphenation: al‧ti‧ra
  • Rhymes: -ira

AdjectiveEdit

altira (accusative singular altiran, plural altiraj, accusative plural altirajn)

  1. attractive, of attraction
    • Jurij Finkel (translator), Tais el Ateno (Таис Афинская / Thais of Athens) by Ivan Yefremov, Chapter 17,
      Belulinoj de la insulo [...] banadis sin ĉi tie post preĝado en la templo, kredante, ke la diino donacos al ili eron de sia nevenkebla altira forto.
      The beauties of the island [...] bathed here after praying in the temple, believing that the goddess would grant them a tiny portion of her invincible power of attraction.