See also: Chara

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From translingual/New Latin Chara

NounEdit

chara (plural charas)

  1. A green alga of the genus Chara.
    Synonym: muskgrass

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

chara (plural charas)

  1. Shortened form of charabanc
    • 2013, Alf Townsend, The Charabanc: The Early Days of Motorised Coach Travel:
      The workers didn't get paid for any holidays, so a day out in a 'chara' was all they got.

AnagramsEdit


IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chara

  1. Lenited form of cara.

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.

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

chara

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ちゃら

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare English caraway.

NounEdit

chara f (genitive charae); first declension

  1. An unknown kind of root, perhaps wild cabbage or the root of caraway
    • (Can we date this quote?), Gaius Julius Caesar, Commentarii de Bello Civili, Liber III, 48:
      Est autem genus radicis inventum ab eis, qui fuerant vacui ab operibus, quod appellatur chara, quod admixtum lacte multum inopiam levabat.
      "There was a sort of root called chara, discovered by the troops which served under Valerius."

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative chara charae
Genitive charae charārum
Dative charae charīs
Accusative charam charās
Ablative charā charīs
Vocative chara charae

ReferencesEdit


Middle IrishEdit

NounEdit

chara

  1. Lenited form of cara.

WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

chara

  1. Aspirate mutation of cara.

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.