See also: línea and lineá

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Etymology edit

From Latin līnea (line, thread), via Spanish línea in reference to the unit of length, from līnum (flax). Doublet of line.

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linea (plural lineas or 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.
  2. (historical) A traditional Spanish unit of length, equivalent to about 1.9 mm.

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Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈli.ne.a/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -inea
  • Hyphenation: lì‧ne‧a

Etymology 1 edit

From Latin līnea (line, thread), from līnum (flax).

Noun edit

linea f (plural linee, diminutive lineétta or (uncommon) lineìna)

  1. line
  2. dash (Morse code symbol)
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Etymology 2 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb edit

linea

  1. inflection of lineare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Latin edit

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Etymology edit

From līneus (flaxen; flaxen [thing]), from līnum (flax).[1]

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Noun edit

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 [translating γραμμή (grammḗ)].
    6. A boundary line.
    7. A line of descent, a lineage.
    8. A line of thought; an outline, a sketch.

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First-declension noun.

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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līnea

  1. inflection of līneus (flaxen):
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural

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līneā

  1. ablative feminine singular of līneus

References edit

  • linea”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • linea”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • linea in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • linea in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • linea”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898), Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) “līnum”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 344

Spanish edit

Etymology 1 edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /liˈnea/ [liˈne.a]
  • Rhymes: -ea
  • Syllabification: li‧ne‧a

Verb edit

linea

  1. inflection of linear:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Etymology 2 edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlinea/ [ˈli.ne.a]
  • Syllabification: li‧ne‧a

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linea

  1. Misspelling of línea.

Tagalog edit

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líneá (Baybayin spelling ᜎᜒᜈᜒᜌ)

  1. Alternative form of linya