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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin creātūra.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /krea̯ˈtu.ra/, [kr̺eä̯ˈt̪uːr̺ä]
  • Stress: creatùra
  • Hyphenation: crea‧tu‧ra

NounEdit

creatura f (plural creature)

  1. creature
    • 1224, Francis of Assisi, Cantico di Frate Sole[1], Biblioteca del Sacro Convento di San Francesco:
      Laudato ſie mi ſignore cū tucte le tue creature, ſpetialm̄te meſſoꝛ lo fr̄e ſole []
      Be praised, my Lord, through all Your creatures, especially my lord Brother Sun, []
    • 1320, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Paradiso[2], Johannes Numeister, published 1472, Canto I:
      Vergine Madre figlia del tuo figlio ¶ humile et alta piu che creatura ¶ termino fiſſo decterno conſiglio []
      Thou Virgin Mother, daughter of thy Son, ¶ humble and high beyond all other creature, ¶ the limit fixed of the eternal counsel, []
  2. (regional) an infant or small child
  3. (figuratively) protege

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Substantivization of the feminine future participle form of creō (I create, make).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

creātūra f (genitive creātūrae); first declension (Late Latin)

  1. A created thing; creature.
  2. Creation

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative creātūra creātūrae
genitive creātūrae creātūrārum
dative creātūrae creātūrīs
accusative creātūram creātūrās
ablative creātūrā creātūrīs
vocative creātūra creātūrae

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DescendantsEdit

ParticipleEdit

creātūra

  1. nominative feminine singular of creātūrus
  2. nominative neuter plural of creātūrus
  3. accusative neuter plural of creātūrus
  4. vocative feminine singular of creātūrus
  5. vocative neuter plural of creātūrus

creātūrā

  1. ablative feminine singular of creātūrus

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Old PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin creatura.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

creatura f

  1. creature, living being
  2. a newborn child

DescendantsEdit


Old ProvençalEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin creatura.

NounEdit

creatura f (oblique plural creaturas, nominative singular creatura, nominative plural creaturas)

  1. creature (chiefly a non-human animal or being)
    • c. 1130, Marcabru, pastorela:
      Toza, tota creatura / Revertis a sa natura [...].
      Girl, every creature reverts to its nature.

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

creatura f (plural creaturas)

  1. Obsolete form of criatura.