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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek μεταφορά (metaphorá), from μεταφέρω (metaphérō, I transfer, apply), from μετά (metá, with, across, after) + φέρω (phérō, I bear, carry)

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NounEdit

metaphora f (genitive metaphorae); first declension

  1. a metaphor

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative metaphora metaphorae
Genitive metaphorae metaphorārum
Dative metaphorae metaphorīs
Accusative metaphoram metaphorās
Ablative metaphorā metaphorīs
Vocative metaphora metaphorae

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