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  • (abbreviation) cd

EtymologyEdit

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

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NounEdit

candela (plural candelas)

  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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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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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin candela (candle).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: can‧de‧la

NounEdit

candela m or 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 candela.

NounEdit

candela f (plural candele)

  1. candle
  2. spark plug
  3. candela
  4. (slang) snot
  5. chandelle (aerobatic maneuver)

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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.

InflectionEdit

First declension.

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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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.

NounEdit

candela f (plural candelas)

  1. candle
  2. (physics) candela (physical unit)
  3. combustible
  4. fire, light

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candela c

  1. candela