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femina

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

femino (woman) +‎ -a

AdjectiveEdit

femina (accusative singular feminan, plural feminaj, accusative plural feminajn)

  1. feminine (of women), women's

Usage notesEdit

Relatively uncommon; the synonym virina is generally used instead.

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InterlinguaEdit

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NounEdit

femina (plural feminas)

  1. woman



LatinEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁-m̥n-eh₂ (who sucks), derivation of the verbal root *dʰeh₁(y)- (to suck, suckle). Related to fīlius, fellō, fētus.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classcial) IPA(key): /ˈfeː.mi.na/
  • (file)

NounEdit

fēmina f (genitive fēminae); first declension

  1. woman, wife
  2. (of animals) female
  3. (grammar) the feminine gender

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative fēmina fēminae
genitive fēminae fēminārum
dative fēminae fēminīs
accusative fēminam fēminās
ablative fēminā fēminīs
vocative fēmina fēminae

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