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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin centrum. Doublet of centre / center.

NounEdit

centrum (plural centra)

  1. A center.
  2. (anatomy)
    1. The central body of a vertebra; the solid piece to which the arches and some other parts are or may be attached.
    2. The basis or fundamental portion of one of the cranial segments, regarded as analogous to vertebrae.
  3. (seismology) The focus or place of origin of an earthquake.

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CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin centrum, from Ancient Greek κέντρον (kéntron), from κεντέω (kentéō).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈt͡sɛntrum]
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NounEdit

centrum n

  1. center (US); centre (UK) (of a city)
    Synonym: střed
    Antonyms: okraj, periferie
  2. center (US); centre (UK) (place where activity occurs)
    Synonym: středisko

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DutchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin centrum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

centrum n (plural centra or centrums, diminutive centrumpje n)

  1. center (US); centre (UK) (e.g. of activity)
  2. (geometry) center (US), centre (UK)

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HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin centrum (centre), from Ancient Greek κέντρον (kéntron, sharp point).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈt͡sɛntrum]
  • Hyphenation: cent‧rum

NounEdit

centrum (plural centrumok)

  1. center (US); centre (UK) (the middle of)
  2. center (US); centre (UK) (of a city)
  3. center (US); centre (UK) (of an activity)
  4. (geometry) center (US); centre (UK)
  5. (politics) the Center (US); Centre (UK)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative centrum centrumok
accusative centrumot centrumokat
dative centrumnak centrumoknak
instrumental centrummal centrumokkal
causal-final centrumért centrumokért
translative centrummá centrumokká
terminative centrumig centrumokig
essive-formal centrumként centrumokként
essive-modal
inessive centrumban centrumokban
superessive centrumon centrumokon
adessive centrumnál centrumoknál
illative centrumba centrumokba
sublative centrumra centrumokra
allative centrumhoz centrumokhoz
elative centrumból centrumokból
delative centrumról centrumokról
ablative centrumtól centrumoktól
Possessive forms of centrum
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. centrumom centrumaim
2nd person sing. centrumod centrumaid
3rd person sing. centruma centrumai
1st person plural centrumunk centrumaink
2nd person plural centrumotok centrumaitok
3rd person plural centrumuk centrumaik

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek κέντρον (kéntron, sharp point)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

centrum n (genitive centrī); second declension

  1. center (US); centre (UK)

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative centrum centra
Genitive centrī centrōrum
Dative centrō centrīs
Accusative centrum centra
Ablative centrō centrīs
Vocative centrum centra

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PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin centrum, from Ancient Greek κέντρον (kéntron, centre).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

centrum n

  1. center (US); centre (UK) (of a city)
  2. center (US); centre (UK) (the middle of)
  3. center (US); centre (UK) (of an activity)
  4. (politics) the Center (US); Centre (UK)

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SynonymsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • centrum in Polish dictionaries at PWN

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin centrum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

centrum c

  1. center (US); centre (UK); the middle of something
  2. center (US); centre (UK); place where a function or activity occurs
  3. the central areas of a city or a suburb

Usage notesEdit

  • The various declensions are not tied to different meanings of the word, only a sign of the bewilderness of how best to fit this Latin word into Swedish.
  • Swedish uses centrum for the shops at the centre of a suburb (Farsta) or small and medium-sized town (Uppsala), while the centre of a larger city (Stockholm) is often called city.

DeclensionEdit

Declension of centrum 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative centrum centrumet centrum centrumen
Genitive centrums centrumets centrums centrumens
Declension of centrum 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative centrum centret centrer centrerna
Genitive centrums centrets centrers centrernas
Declension of centrum 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative centrum centrum centra centra
Genitive centrums centrums centras centras

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