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See also: Creta and cretă

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin creta.

NounEdit

creta f (plural crete)

  1. chalk
  2. clay

AnagramsEdit


LadinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

creta f (plural cretes)

  1. credit (financial)
  2. confidence

LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

crēta f (genitive crētae); first declension

  1. chalk
  2. clay, clayey soil
DeclensionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative crēta crētae
Genitive crētae crētārum
Dative crētae crētīs
Accusative crētam crētās
Ablative crētā crētīs
Vocative crēta crētae
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

ParticipleEdit

crēta

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

crētā

  1. ablative feminine singular of crētus

ReferencesEdit

  • creta in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • creta in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • creta in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • creta in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • creta in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin crēta. Compare greda.

NounEdit

creta f (uncountable)

  1. (geology) chalk (rock)
  2. (Dominican Republic) The labia minora; the vaginal lips.

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