palestra

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

palestra (plural palestras or palestrae) (US)

  1. Alternative form of palaestra

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for palestra in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)

AnagramsEdit


ItalianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Probably borrowed from Latin palaestra, from Ancient Greek παλαίστρα (palaístra, wrestling school).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /paˈlɛ.stra/
  • Rhymes: -ɛstra
  • Hyphenation: pa‧lè‧stra

NounEdit

palestra f (plural palestre)

  1. gym, gymnasium

Derived termsEdit

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PolishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin palaestra, from Ancient Greek παλαίστρα (palaístra).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /paˈlɛs.tra/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛstra
  • Syllabification: pa‧les‧tra

NounEdit

palestra f

  1. (literary, law, collective) the bar
    usunąć z palestryto disbar
    Synonym: adwokatura
  2. (literary, law) the title, function, or position given to a lawyer
  3. (historical) palaestra

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

noun

Further readingEdit

  • palestra in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • palestra in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

 

  • Hyphenation: pa‧les‧tra

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Latin palaestra, from Ancient Greek παλαίστρα (palaístra, wrestling school).

NounEdit

palestra f (plural palestras)

  1. lecture, talk (spoken lesson or exposition, usually delivered to a group)
  2. (literary) chat, talk (informal conversation)
  3. (historical) palaestra (public area in ancient Greece and Rome dedicated to the teaching and practice of wrestling and other sports)
Usage notesEdit

Palestra usually refers to special lectures, often delivered as part of an event. Lectures that are regular classes are not usually called palestras.

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

palestra

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

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin palaestra

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /paˈlestɾa/ [paˈles.t̪ɾa]
  • Rhymes: -estɾa
  • Syllabification: pa‧les‧tra

NounEdit

palestra f (plural palestras)

  1. (historical) palaestra

Further readingEdit