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PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

altra

  1. feminine singular of altre

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

alt +‎ -ra

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈɒltrɒ]
  • Hyphenation: alt‧ra

NounEdit

altra

  1. sublative singular of alt

IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French autre, Italian altro, Spanish otro, from Latin alter.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

altra

  1. other, another
    Me prizas l'altra libro plue.
    I like the other book more.

SynonymsEdit

AntonymsEdit

  • ita (that, those)

Derived termsEdit

  • altro (another (thing), something else)
  • altre (otherwise, differently)
  • altru (another (person), someone else)
  • altrigar (to alter)

See alsoEdit


IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish altra (foster father), from Proto-Celtic *altrawū (foster uncle) (compare Welsh athro (teacher)), from *aleti (feed, raise) (from Proto-Indo-European *h₂el- (to nourish) and *awū (uncle) (from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éwh₂os (maternal grandfather/uncle).

NounEdit

altra m or f (genitive singular altra, nominative plural altraí)

  1. (obsolete, always masculine) foster father
  2. (rare) nurse

Usage notesEdit

This word has always been rare in modern Irish. The sense ‘nurse’ was revived in the late 20th century as a politically correct and gender-neutral alternative to banaltra, which contains the feminine prefix ban-. Among native Irish-speakers, however, the everyday term was, and still is, banaltra. A male nurse may be called banaltra fir (literally nurse of a man).

DeclensionEdit

As masculine:

As feminine:

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
altra n-altra haltra t-altra
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

altra f

  1. feminine singular of altro

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

altra n pl

  1. definite plural of alter