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See also: línea and lineá

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin līnea (line, thread).

NounEdit

linea (plural lineae)

  1. (astronomy, geology) Any long marking, dark or bright, on a planet or moon's surface.
    The moons Dione and Europa have prominent lineae.

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ItalianEdit

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From līneus (flaxen; flaxen [thing]), from līnum (flax).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

līnea f (genitive līneae); first declension

  1. A linen thread.
  2. Any line, thread, or string, particularly
    1. The warp and weft during weaving.
    2. A fishing line.
    3. A plumbline.
    4. A bowstring.
    5. (geometry) A geometric line.
    6. A boundary line.
    7. A line of descent, a lineage.
    8. A line of thought; an outline, a sketch.

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative līnea līneae
Genitive līneae līneārum
Dative līneae līneīs
Accusative līneam līneās
Ablative līneā līneīs
Vocative līnea līneae

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AdjectiveEdit

līnea

  1. nominative feminine singular of līneus: flaxen
  2. nominative neuter plural of līneus
  3. accusative neuter plural of līneus
  4. vocative feminine singular of līneus
  5. vocative neuter plural of līneus

līneā

  1. ablative feminine singular of līneus

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SpanishEdit

NounEdit

linea

  1. Misspelling of línea.

VerbEdit

linea

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