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NounEdit

castra

  1. plural of castrum

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VerbEdit

castra

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of castrar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of castrar

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

castra

  1. third-person singular past historic of castrer

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From castrum (fort, castle)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

castra n pl (genitive castrōrum); second declension

  1. an encampment, camp
  2. (by extension) military service
  3. a philosophical sect

Usage notesEdit

  • Often used in the names of places.

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter), plural only.

Case Plural
Nominative castra
Genitive castrōrum
Dative castrīs
Accusative castra
Ablative castrīs
Vocative castra

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ReferencesEdit

  • castra in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • castra in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • castra in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • castra in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to begin the march, break up the camp: castra movere
    • a permanent camp: castra stativa (Sall. Iug. 44)
    • winter-quarters, summer-quarters: castra hiberna, aestiva
    • to encamp: castra ponere, locare
    • to mark out a camp: castra metari (B. C. 3. 13)
    • to make a fortified, entrenched camp: castra munire
    • to fortify the camp with a rampart: castra munire vallo (aggere)
    • to strengthen the camp by outposts: castra praesidiis firmare
    • to make a camp in common: castra coniungere, iungere (B. C. 1. 63)
    • to leave the camp undefended: castra nudare (B. G. 7. 70)
  • castra in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • castra in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • castra in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French castrer, Latin castrō. Cf. also cresta, which may be a doublet.

VerbEdit

a castra (third-person singular present castrează, past participle castrat1st conj.

  1. to castrate

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SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkastɾa/, [ˈkast̪ɾa]

VerbEdit

castra

  1. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of castrar.
  2. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of castrar.