Aragonese edit

Etymology edit

From Latin comēta, from Ancient Greek κομήτης (komḗtēs, long-haired).

Noun edit

cometa m (plural cometas)

  1. comet

References edit

Asturian edit

Etymology edit

From Latin comēta, from Ancient Greek κομήτης (komḗtēs, long-haired).

Noun edit

cometa m (plural cometes)

  1. (astronomy) comet (a celestial body, generally with a tail)

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Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Borrowed from Latin comēta, from Ancient Greek κομήτης (komḗtēs, long-haired).

Noun edit

cometa m (plural cometes)

  1. comet

Etymology 2 edit

From coma +‎ -eta.

Noun edit

cometa f (plural cometes)

  1. quotation mark (one of the symbols ', ", «, or »)

Further reading edit

Galician edit

Etymology edit

From Latin comēta, from Ancient Greek κομήτης (komḗtēs, long-haired).

Noun edit

cometa m (plural cometas)

  1. comet

Italian edit

Etymology edit

From Latin comēta, from Ancient Greek κομήτης (komḗtēs, long-haired).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /koˈme.ta/, /koˈmɛ.ta/[1]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eta, -ɛta
  • Hyphenation: co‧mé‧ta, co‧mè‧ta

Noun edit

cometa f (plural comete)

  1. comet

References edit

  1. ^ cometa in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

Further reading edit

  • cometa in Collins Italian-English Dictionary
  • cometa in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)
  • cometa in Aldo Gabrielli, Grandi Dizionario Italiano (Hoepli)
  • cometa in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti, Olivetti Media Communication
  • cometa in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Latin edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

comēta m (genitive comētae); first declension

  1. Alternative form of comētēs
    • 1666, Theatri Cometici Exitus De Significatione Cometarum, page 2:
      Rem mihi pergratam & publico per utilem, Vir Humanissime, fecisti, quod occasione operis mei & sententiae de Significatione Cometarum multa, eaque gravia, dubia moveris.
      Most kind man, you have done me a very pleasing service and the public a very useful service, because you have removed many, and serious, problems on the occasion of my work and opinion on the Significance of Comets.
    • 1833, Supplement to Dr. Bradley's Miscellaneous Works: with an Account of Harriot's Astronomical Papers, page 54:
      Docet philosophia Newtoniana cometas equidem ac planetas attractionis vi, quae in ratione duplicata distantiarum reciproca a sole est, in orbibus ellipticis circa solem in communi foco positum revolvi.
      Newtonian physics teaches that comets, just like planets, circle in elliptical orbits around the sun as a common focus, by the force of attraction which is proportional to the inverse squared distance from the sun.

Declension edit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative comēta comētae
Genitive comētae comētārum
Dative comētae comētīs
Accusative comētam comētās
Ablative comētā comētīs
Vocative comēta comētae

Portuguese edit

Pronunciation edit

 

  • Hyphenation: co‧mê‧ta

Etymology 1 edit

Learned borrowing from Latin comēta, from Ancient Greek κομήτης (komḗtēs, long-haired).

Noun edit

cometa m (plural cometas)

  1. (astronomy) comet (celestial body with a “tail” of matter)
Related terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb edit

cometa

  1. inflection of cometer:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

Further reading edit

Spanish edit

 
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Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /koˈmeta/ [koˈme.t̪a]
  • Audio (Cometa):(file)
  • Rhymes: -eta
  • Syllabification: co‧me‧ta

Etymology 1 edit

Borrowed from Latin comēta, from Ancient Greek κομήτης (komḗtēs, longhaired), referring to the tail of a comet, from κόμη (kómē, hair).

Noun edit

cometa m (plural cometas)

  1. (astronomy) comet
Derived terms edit
Descendants edit
  • Cebuano: kometa

Noun edit

cometa f (plural cometas)

  1. kite
    Synonyms: (Cuba, Honduras, Mexico) papalote, (Argentina, Nicaragua) barrilete, (El Salvador) piscucha, papalota, (Peru, Chile, Argentina) volantín, (Dominican Republic) chichigua

Etymology 2 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb edit

cometa

  1. inflection of cometer:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

Further reading edit