candela

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (abbreviation) cd

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin candēla (candle). Doublet of candle and chandelle.

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candela (plural candelas or (rare) candelae)

  1. In the International System of Units, the base unit of luminous intensity; the luminous intensity, in a given direction, of a source that emits monochromatic radiation of frequency 540 × 1012 hertz and that has a radiant intensity in that direction of 1/683 watt per steradian. Symbol: cd

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed (in this form) from Latin candela, with Ecclesiastical Latin influence. Compare the older inherited form canela[1].

NounEdit

candela f (plural candeles)

  1. candle

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “candela” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin candela (candle).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌkɑnˈdeː.laː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: can‧de‧la

NounEdit

candela f (plural candela's)

  1. candela

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin candēla. Doublet of chandelle.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

candela f (plural candelas)

  1. candela (SI unit of luminous intensity)

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin candēla, derived from candeō (I shine, glow).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kanˈde.la/
  • Rhymes: -ela
  • Hyphenation: can‧dé‧la

NounEdit

candela f (plural candele)

  1. candle
  2. Ellipsis of candela di accensione (spark plug)
  3. candela (SI unit of luminous intensity)
  4. (slang) snot
  5. chandelle (aerobatic maneuver)

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ReferencesEdit

  • candela in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From candeō (shine, glitter; glow) +‎ -ēla.

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NounEdit

candēla f (genitive candēlae); first declension

  1. A light made of wax or tallow; tallow candle or taper.
  2. A fire.
  3. A cord covered with wax.

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative candēla candēlae
Genitive candēlae candēlārum
Dative candēlae candēlīs
Accusative candēlam candēlās
Ablative candēlā candēlīs
Vocative candēla candēlae

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ReferencesEdit

  • candela in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • candela in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • candela in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • candela in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • candela in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • candela in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1973), “կանթեղ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume II, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 514

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin candela (cf. English candela). Doublet of the inherited candeia.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: can‧de‧la

NounEdit

candela f (plural candelas)

  1. (physics) candela (unit of measurement of luminous intensity)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin candēla. Doublet of candil.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kanˈdela/, [kãn̪ˈd̪e.la]

NounEdit

candela f (plural candelas)

  1. candle
    Synonym: vela
  2. (physics) candela (physical unit)
  3. combustible
    Synonym: lumbre
  4. (especially Cuba, Venezuela) fire, light
    Synonyms: fuego, incendio
    • 1997, Luis Marquetti; Sergio González Siaba (lyrics and music), “El Cuarto de Tula”, performed by Buena Vista Social Club:
      El cuarto de Tula, le cogió candela / Se quedó dormida y no apagó la vela
      Tula's room caught fire / She fell asleep and didn't put out the candle

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candela c

  1. candela