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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin

NounEdit

quadra (plural quadrae)

  1. (architecture) The plinth, or lowest member, of any pedestal, podium, water table, or the like.
  2. A fillet, or listel.
  3. A frame enclosing a bas relief.

FrenchEdit

NounEdit

quadra m, f (plural quadras)

  1. Apocopic form of quadragénaire

ItalianEdit

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From quattuor (four).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

quādra f (genitive quādrae); first declension

  1. square

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative quādra quādrae
genitive quādrae quādrārum
dative quādrae quādrīs
accusative quādram quādrās
ablative quādrā quādrīs
vocative quādra quādrae

ReferencesEdit

  • quadra in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • quadra in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “quadra”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • quadra” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • quadra in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • quadrate in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin quadra. Compare quadro.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

quadra f (plural quadras)

  1. block of buildings
  2. sport venue; court
  3. (Poetry) a quatrain
  4. season, period, time
    Quadra festiva.Festive season.
  5. (lottery): a set of four numbers
  6. (card games) four
  7. quadrangle
  8. large square compound where samba schools practice

See alsoEdit

Playing cards in Portuguese · cartas de baralho (layout · text)
             
ás dois, duque três, terno quatro, quadra cinco, quina seis, sena sete, manilha
             
oito nove dez valete dama rei jóquer, joker,
coringa, curinga