EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

(unit of measure): From Spanish cuarto (quarter-sack), from Latin quartus (fourth, quarter). Doublet of quart, quarter, and cuarta, etc.

NounEdit

cuarto (plural cuartos)

  1. (historical) A traditional Spanish unit of dry measure, equivalent to about 27.8 L.
  2. (historical) A former Spanish coin (until 1866), worth one eighth of a real.

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AsturianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cuarto

  1. neuter of cuartu

GalicianEdit

Galician numbers (edit)
40
 ←  3 4 5  → 
    Cardinal: catro
    Ordinal: cuarto
    Multiplier: cuádruplo
    Fractional: cuarto
 
Cuarto of a traditional Galician house

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese quarto, from Latin quartus. Doublet of carto.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cuarto m (plural cuartos)

  1. bedroom
    Synonym: dormitorio
  2. (by extension) any room of a house
    Synonyms: estancia, peza

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NounEdit

cuarto m (plural cuartos)

  1. fourth; quarter (one of four equal parts of a whole)
    Synonym: cuartel
  2. fourth (person or thing in the fourth position)

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AdjectiveEdit

cuarto m (feminine singular cuarta, masculine plural cuartos, feminine plural cuartas)

  1. fourth

Alternative formsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • quarto” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • quarto” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • cuarto” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • cuarto” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • cuarto” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

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SpanishEdit

Spanish numbers (edit)
40
 ←  3 4 5  → 
    Cardinal: cuatro
    Ordinal: cuarto
    Ordinal abbreviation: 4.º
    Multiplier: cuádruple
    Fractional: cuarto
Spanish Wikipedia article on 4

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin quartus. Doublet of cuarta. The sense of room is after a common division of houses (4 or 5 sections). As a unit of English measure, calqued from English quart. Compare English quarter.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkwaɾto/ [ˈkwaɾ.t̪o]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɾto
  • Syllabification: cuar‧to

AdjectiveEdit

cuarto (feminine cuarta, masculine plural cuartos, feminine plural cuartas)

  1. (ordinal number) fourth

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

cuarto m (plural cuartos)

  1. fourth, in a series
  2. fourth, quarter, one of four equal divisions of a whole
    1. quarter-hour, one of four equal divisions of an hour
    2. (historical) watch, one of the four approximately equal divisions of the night, especially for shifts of watchmen
    3. (military) watch, one of the four equal divisions of soldiers, guards, police, &c. for routine patrols
    4. English or American quart, a unit of liquid measure equal to 1/4 gallon, equivalent to about 0.95 L
    5. (historical) cuarto, quarter-sack, a traditional unit of dry measure equal to 1/4 saco, equivalent to about 27.8 L
    6. quarter, one of the four main divisions of the body of quadrapeds and birds
    7. (historical) quarter, one of the four main divisions of the body of criminals for public display
      Synonyms: media fanega, media
    8. (sewing) quarter, one of four main pieces of cloth used to tailor a garment
    9. (astronomy) quarter, one of the four main phases of a heavenly body as it waxes and wanes in the sky
      cuarto crecientefirst quarter
      cuarto menguantelast quarter
    10. (genealogy) line, lineage, any of the four main lines of ancestry through one's various grandparents
  3. quarters, various structures used for dwelling
    1. Synonym of sala, a room
    2. Synonym of habitación, a bedroom
    3. Synonym of piso, an apartment
  4. watch, shift, the time that a soldier, guard, police, &c. spends on patrol
  5. lot, a piece of real estate, especially one of the divisions of a large piece of land being put to sale
  6. service, particularly to a king or queen
    cuarto militar de su majestad Bob VII.
    military service to His Majesty Bob VII
  7. (chiefly in the plural) well-proportioned limbs, especially in discussion of art and horses
  8. (historical) cuarto, a former copper Spanish coin
  9. (Andalusian, Dominican Republic, slang, in the plural) Synonym of dinero, money
  10. (slang, in the plural) Synonym of dinero, a fortune

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DescendantsEdit

  • Cebuano: kuwarta
  • Ilocano: kuarta
  • Tagalog: kuwarto
  • Tagalog: kuwarta

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