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See also: Cara, čára, căra, carā, cará, and cà rá

AragoneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

cara f (plural caras)

  1. (anatomy) face

ReferencesEdit


AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin or Vulgar Latin cara, from Ancient Greek κάρα (kára, head, face).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cara f (plural cares)

  1. (anatomy) face
    Synonym: rostru

CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Late Latin or Vulgar Latin cara, from Ancient Greek κάρα (kára, head, face).

NounEdit

cara f (plural cares)

  1. face (front part of the head)
  2. face (public image)
  3. heads (side of a coin)
  4. face, surface

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

AdjectiveEdit

cara f sg

  1. feminine singular of car

Further readingEdit


Crimean TatarEdit

NounEdit

cara

  1. wound

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

cara

  1. third-person singular past historic of carer

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese cara, from Late Latin or Vulgar Latin cara, from Ancient Greek κάρα (kára, head, face).

NounEdit

cara f (plural caras)

  1. face (of a person or animal)
  2. surface (face of a polyhedron)

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay cara,

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃa.ra/
  • Hyphenation: ca‧ra

NounEdit

cara (plural cara-cara, first-person possessive caraku, second-person possessive caramu, third-person possessive caranya)

  1. way
  2. manner

Further readingEdit


IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish cara (friend, relation) (compare Scottish Gaelic caraid, Manx carrey), from Old Irish carae (friend, relation), from Proto-Celtic *karants (friend), from Proto-Indo-European *kāro- (dear) (compare Latin cārus, English charity, whore).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cara m (genitive singular carad, nominative plural cairde)

  1. friend

DeclensionEdit

  • Alternative genitive plural: carad (in certain phrases, otherwise archaic)

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cara chara gcara
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cara

  1. Feminine singular of adjective caro.

NounEdit

cara f (plural care)

  1. female equivalent of caro

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Inflected form of cārus (beloved).

AdjectiveEdit

cāra

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

AdjectiveEdit

cārā

  1. ablative feminine singular of cārus

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek κάρα (kára, head, face), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱr̥h₂-(e)s-n-.

NounEdit

cara f (genitive carae); first declension

  1. face
DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cara carae
Genitive carae carārum
Dative carae carīs
Accusative caram carās
Ablative carā carīs
Vocative cara carae
DescendantsEdit

LatvianEdit

NounEdit

cara m

  1. genitive singular form of cars

Middle IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish carae, from Proto-Celtic *karants (friend), from Proto-Indo-European *kāro- (dear) (compare Latin cārus, English charity, whore).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cara

  1. friend
    coscc carata friend's advice
  2. relative

DeclensionEdit

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cara, carait carait, cairde
Vocative cara, carait cairde
Accusative carait cairdiu, cairde
Genitive carat carat, cairde
Dative carait cairdib

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

Middle Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
cara chara cara
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


Old SaxonEdit

NounEdit

cara f

  1. Alternative spelling of kara

PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

cara

  1. second-person singular imperative active of carati (to walk)

PolishEdit

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese cara, from Late Latin or Vulgar Latin cara, from Ancient Greek κάρα (kára, head, face), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱrh₂esn.

NounEdit

cara f (plural caras)

  1. face
    Synonyms: face, rosto
  2. heads (side of coin)
    cara ou coroahead or tails
    Synonym: anverso
    Antonym: coroa
  3. (informal) resemblance, appearance (perceived characteristic of a person, object or situation)
    Ele tem cara de idiota.
    He looks like an idiot.
QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:cara.

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

cara m (plural caras)

  1. (Brazil, colloquial) man, fellow, guy and any adult male
    Synonyms: bicho, camarada, cabra, tipo
QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:cara.

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin cāra.

AdjectiveEdit

cara

  1. Feminine singular of adjective caro.
QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:caro.


SardinianEdit

NounEdit

cara f

  1. (Logudorese) face

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkaɾa/
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Late Latin or Vulgar Latin cara, from Ancient Greek κάρα (kára, head, face).

NounEdit

cara f (plural caras)

  1. (anatomy) face (the front part of the head)
    Synonyms: rostro, haz
  2. face (one's facial expression)
  3. face (the frontal aspect of something)
    Synonyms: frente, fachada
  4. (colloquial) gall, nerve (impudence)
  5. (geometry) face (any of the flat bounding surfaces of a polyhedron)
  6. heads (side of a coin)
    Synonym: anverso
    Antonyms: cruz, ceca (Argentina)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

AdjectiveEdit

cara

  1. Feminine singular of adjective caro.

Further readingEdit


VenetianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cara f sg

  1. feminine singular of caro

WelshEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • câr (literary, third-person singular present/future)
  • caraf (first-person singular future)
  • cariff (colloquial, third-person singular future)
  • carith (colloquial, third-person singular future)

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

cara

  1. inflection of caru:
    1. (colloquial) first-person singular future
    2. (literary) third-person singular present indicative/future
    3. second-person singular imperative

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cara gara nghara chara
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.