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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin costa (cognate with coast).

NounEdit

costa (plural costas or costae)

  1. (anatomy) A rib.
  2. (biology) A riblike part of a plant or animal, such as a middle rib of a leaf or a thickened vein or the margin of an insect wing.
    1. (entomology) The vein forming the leading edge of most insect wings.

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  • (vein of insect wing): C

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AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin costa, possibly through the intermediate of another language; compare Spanish costa, Galician costa. Doublet of cuesta.

NounEdit

costa f (plural costes)

  1. shore (land adjoining a large body of water)

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CatalanEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From Old Occitan, from Latin costa, from Proto-Indo-European *kost-.

NounEdit

costa f (plural costes)

  1. coast
  2. slope
  3. rib
  4. the underside of an insect's wing
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VerbEdit

costa

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

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GalicianEdit

 
A costa da costa ("a slope by the coast")

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese costa, from Latin costa, from Proto-Indo-European *kost-.

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NounEdit

costa m (plural costas)

  1. side
  2. slope
  3. coast
  4. (anatomy, in the plural) ribs
    Dóenme as costas.
    My ribs hurt.

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ReferencesEdit

  • costa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • costa” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • costa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • costa” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • costa” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin costa, from Proto-Indo-European *kost-.

NounEdit

costa f (plural coste)

  1. coast
  2. shore
  3. slope (of a mountain)
  4. (anatomy) rib
  5. (botany) rib, vein
  6. spine (of a book)
  7. welt (of fabric)

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costa

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

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *kost- (compare Old Church Slavonic кость (kostĭ), Middle Persian [Term?] (kust) ); compare *h₃ost-, whence os (bone).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

costa f (genitive costae); first declension

  1. (anatomy) a rib
  2. a side, a wall
    Costae navium.
    The sides of ships.
    Costae aheni.
    The sides of a cauldron.
    Tergora diripere costis.
    To tear off the skin.

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative costa costae
Genitive costae costārum
Dative costae costīs
Accusative costam costās
Ablative costā costīs
Vocative costa costae

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PortugueseEdit

 
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costa

EtymologyEdit

From Latin costa (side, rib), in later and Medieval Latin coming to mean "edge" or "coast". Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kost-.

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costa f (plural costas)

  1. coast (shoreline)

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian costare, from Latin constāre, present active infinitive of constō. Doublet of the inherited (now archaic) custa.

VerbEdit

a costa (third-person singular present costă, past participle costat1st conj.

  1. to cost
    Synonym: prețui

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Galician costa or Catalan costa. Compare also the inherited Spanish doublet cuesta.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkosta/, [ˈkost̪a]
  • (file)

NounEdit

costa f (plural costas)

  1. coast, shore
  2. expense, costs in certain expressions.
    vivir a costa de

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