barbara

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the name Barbara; chosen because it has three A's in it representing universal affirmatives.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

barbara (plural barbaras)

  1. (logic) A syllogism in which all three propositions are of the form "All X are Y" or "X is a Y".

ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

barbara f sg

  1. Feminine singular of adjective barbaro.

NounEdit

barbara f (plural barbare, masculine barbaro)

  1. feminine equivalent of barbaro

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From barbarus: as a noun, a substantivisation of its feminine forms in elliptical use for fēmina barbara (the formation is novel to Latin; the Ancient Greek βάρβαρος (bárbaros) is an adjective of two endings, whose masculine and feminine forms are isomorphic); as an adjective, regularly declined forms.

NounEdit

barbara f (genitive barbarae); first declension

  1. a wild, savage, cruel, barbarous, shameless, or immodest woman
DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative barbara barbarae
Genitive barbarae barbarārum
Dative barbarae barbarīs
Accusative barbaram barbarās
Ablative barbarā barbarīs
Vocative barbara barbarae
SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

barbarā

  1. ablative singular of barbara (wild or uncivilized woman)

ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

AdjectiveEdit

barbara

  1. nominative singular feminine of barbarus
  2. nominative neuter plural of barbarus
  3. accusative neuter plural of barbarus
  4. vocative singular feminine of barbarus
  5. vocative neuter plural of barbarus

AdjectiveEdit

barbarā

  1. ablative singular feminine of barbarus

Etymology 3Edit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek βαρβάρα (barbára).

NounEdit

barbara f (genitive barbarae); first declension

  1. a kind of plaster
DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative barbara barbarae
Genitive barbarae barbarārum
Dative barbarae barbarīs
Accusative barbaram barbarās
Ablative barbarā barbarīs
Vocative barbara barbarae
SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

barbarā

  1. ablative singular of barbara (kind of plaster)

ReferencesEdit


SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

barbara

  1. First-person singular (yo) imperfect subjunctive form of barbar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperfect subjunctive form of barbar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) imperfect subjunctive form of barbar.