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See also: cifrá, cifră, and ċifra

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AsturianEdit

NounEdit

cifra f (plural cifres)

  1. number, figure

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

cifra f

  1. digit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit


HungarianEdit

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Medieval Latin cifra (zero, numeral), from Arabic صِفْر(ṣifr, zero, empty, nothing).

NounEdit

cifra f (plural cifre)

  1. figure, numeral
  2. sum
  3. code, cipher
  4. (in the plural) initials, monogram

VerbEdit

cifra

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

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LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic صِفْر(ṣifr, zero, empty, nothing).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cifra f (genitive cifrae); first declension (Medieval Latin)

  1. numeral, cipher
  2. zero (symbol)
    • ca. 1230, Johannes de Sacrobosco, De Arte Numerandi, in Rara Mathematica (1841), p.3 [1]
      Decima figura dicitur theta, vel circulus, vel cifra, vel figura nihili quia nihil significat, sed locum tenens dat aliis significare: nam sine cifra vel cifris purus non potest scribi articulus.
      The tenth symbol is called theta, or circle, or zero, or the null symbol, which indicates none, but, holding a place, gives a different meaning: for without a zero or zeroes, it is not possible to write the pure single word.

DeclensionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cifra cifrae
Genitive cifrae cifrārum
Dative cifrae cifrīs
Accusative cifram cifrās
Ablative cifrā cifrīs
Vocative cifra cifrae

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic صِفْر(ṣifr, empty) and, subsequently "zero"; cifra is the Latin form which came to Europe via Andalusian Arabic in late 14th century.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tsîfra/
  • Hyphenation: cif‧ra

NounEdit

cȉfra f (Cyrillic spelling ци̏фра)

  1. digit
  2. figure
  3. number, numeral

DeclensionEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic صِفْر(ṣifr, empty) and, subsequently 'zero'; cifra is the Latin form which came to Europe via Andalusian Arabic in late 14th century. Cognate with English cipher.

NounEdit

cifra f (plural cifras)

  1. digit
  2. number
  3. amount
  4. cipher; code

VerbEdit

cifra

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