See also: línea and lineá

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin līnea (line, thread). Doublet of line.

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

 
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PronunciationEdit

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

Etymology 1Edit

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

NounEdit

linea f (plural linee)

  1. line
  2. dash (Morse code symbol)
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

linea

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

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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.

DeclensionEdit

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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DescendantsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

līnea

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

AdjectiveEdit

līneā

  1. ablative feminine singular of līneus

ReferencesEdit

  • 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

SpanishEdit

Pronunciation 1Edit

  • IPA(key): /liˈnea/, [liˈne.a]

VerbEdit

linea

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

Pronunciation 2Edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlinea/, [ˈli.ne.a]

NounEdit

linea

  1. Misspelling of línea.