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EtymologyEdit

From Latin lībra.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

libra (plural librae or libras)

  1. (historical, Ancient Rome) A Roman unit of weight equal to about 327 grams.
  2. Any of various units of weight in Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries approximately equal to 460 grams or a little more than a US or UK pound.
  3. Alternative spelling of libbra, an Italian unit of weight.

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NounEdit

libra f

  1. pound (unit of measure)
  2. pound (currency)

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

libra f (plural libre)

  1. pound

LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

A Mediterranean substrate word, original form something like Proto-Italic *lithra, *leithra (pound), surviving also in Ancient Greek λίτρα (lítra), whence English litre.

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NounEdit

lībra f (genitive lībrae); first declension

  1. a Roman unit of measure, equal to twelve ounces; a pound (abbreviated lb.)
  2. a pair of scales, balance
  3. a level (a device for making horizontal)
  4. (Medieval Latin, New Latin) Any of various units of weight and of currency, particularly the pound, livre, and libra.
DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative lībra lībrae
Genitive lībrae lībrārum
Dative lībrae lībrīs
Accusative lībram lībrās
Ablative lībrā lībrīs
Vocative lībra lībrae
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Etymology 2Edit

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VerbEdit

lībrā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of lībrō

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Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

libra f (plural libras)

  1. pound (unit of mass)
  2. pound (unit of sterling or other currency)

SpanishEdit

 
Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlibɾa/, [ˈliβɾa]

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin libra.

NounEdit

libra f (plural libras)

  1. pound (unit of mass or force/weight)
  2. pound (unit of currency of the United Kingdom and its dependencies)
SynonymsEdit
  • (unit of currency of the United Kingdom and its dependencies): libra esterlina

NounEdit

libra m or f (plural libras)

  1. Libra (someone with the Libra star sign)
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Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

libra

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of librar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of librar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of librar.

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TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish libra, from Latin libra.

NounEdit

libra

  1. pound (unit of mass or force/weight)